I remember Christmases when I was at war, two in Vietnam and one in El Salvador, saying without prejudice that it is just not the same celebrating that holiday of holidays with the locals, and with GIs just as lonely as one’s self.
God has endowed me with the privilege of having four amazing, bright, loving–and a little rebellious–people in my life who call me “Mom.”
Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor.
Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and other early feminists embraced the natural roles of women; not those imposed unjustly by society or abusive individuals, but the roles for which women are spiritually and biologically equipped.
Any church which chooses to silence its message of real repentance stands for little, and probably won’t stand for long.
To know that God’s Heaven is not people with those whose lives were lived in perfect ease, or perfected bodies, or perfection of circumstance, but rather those who spent their lives following the perfect Light of the Son.
Recall the moments during Romney Night at the RNC Convention. Those moments which moved the crowd, which evoked personal–even sacred–emotions from the most private portions of their hearts, were those remarks which focused on the treasured relationships that parents have to their children, and which righteous individuals have to the precious Children of God whom they serve.
The Constitution of the United States is a secular document, but it, like Divinely inspired scripture, has changed the world by changing the way individuals are addressed as the supreme ministers of temporal law.