Tag Archives: Abraham Lincoln

Lunch with Jesus

Every year I read The Traveler’s Gift by Andy Andrews.  It is a novel about a young man facing huge crises in his life, and after a car accident he finds himself traveling through time.  He is met by various … Continue reading

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What do Abraham Lincoln, Mary Baker Eddy and a chaplain at Cook County Jail have in common?

I love to walk through Springfield – to pass Lincoln’s beautiful home on 8th Street (with its wooden sidewalks), the old Capitol building, his former law offices and the place where he attended church.  On my recent stay there, I … Continue reading

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After the election

The election is over.  Some are happy, some are not. It would seem as if closing the political divisiveness in this nation would be like moving mountains. Election night, I couldn’t help but think of these words from President Abraham … Continue reading

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In memoriam and prayer

Like many other Americans, I will spend part of the Memorial Day weekend remembering those who have served our country in the armed forces, and praying for those currently serving.     I am reminded of the beautiful words President Abraham Lincoln … Continue reading

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Honesty is not only a virtue – it’s also good for your health!

  We all know that honesty is a virtue.  From the time we were children, we have been taught to tell the truth.  Mark Twain once wrote, “If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything!” and Abraham … Continue reading

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After the election

  “With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive to work on to finish the work we are in to bind up the nation’s … Continue reading

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Happy President’s Day!

          President’s Day is not just another day off from school and work. It is meant to be a day of remembering two great presidents – Washington and Lincoln. It is also a day of gratitude for all of … Continue reading

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