3 10, 2017

Giving Thanks

2017-10-03T08:04:02+00:00

In the aftermath of evil being unleashed upon our fellow citizens yesterday, I find it sobering that today we are reminded to give thanks to our Sovereign God who has already vanquished evil. George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, perhaps our nation’s most revered Presidents, had similar thoughts about why Americans should remember to give [...]

Giving Thanks 2017-10-03T08:04:02+00:00
7 09, 2017

Lincoln and the Great Book

2017-09-07T10:45:46+00:00

The Lincoln Bible On this day, Sept. 7, 1864, a deputation of blacks from Baltimore visited President Abraham Lincoln. They presented our 16th President with a special gift: a Bible. In thanking them, here is what he said: “In regard to this great book, I have but to say, it is the [...]

Lincoln and the Great Book 2017-09-07T10:45:46+00:00
28 08, 2017

A Woman’s Right To Vote

2017-08-31T08:55:04+00:00

On Aug. 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution is officially ratified, giving women the right to vote. On Aug. 18, 1970, a nationwide Women's Strike for Equality, led by Betty Friedan on the 50th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment calls attention to unequal pay and other gender inequalities in [...]

A Woman’s Right To Vote 2017-08-31T08:55:04+00:00
14 08, 2017

The End Of War

2017-08-31T08:55:32+00:00

On Aug. 14, 1945, The New York Times headline flashed the welcome news the world was holding its breath to hear: Japan Surrenders, End of War! The related headlines come alive even today: All City 'Lets Go': Hundreds of Thousands Roar Joy After Victory Flash Is Received: Times Sq. Is Jammed: Police Estimate Crowd in [...]

The End Of War 2017-08-31T08:55:32+00:00