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Thought For the Day: It Is Spring Again. The Earth Is Like A Child That Knows Poems By Heart

 “It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

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Ever Free

Ever Freeby Michael DoyleJoining in as the heavens and earth singsHoping a white Christmas will bringThis world’s resounding joyAs every good boy and girl unwrap their toysIn wonder of love, we gather and rejoiceGathered together to make a little noiseAll … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Are No Easy Answers…We Must Have the Courage To Do What We Know Is Morally Right

“There are no easy answers, but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right. … You and I have a rendezvous with destiny. We will preserve for our children this, the … Continue reading

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First Principles: Never Suppose That In Any Possible Situation, Or Under Any Circumstances, It Is Best For You To Do A Dishonorable Thing, However Slightly So It May Appear To You

“Give up money, give up fame, give up science, give the earth itself and all it contains rather than do an immoral act. And never suppose that in any possible situation, or under any circumstances, it is best for you … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Peace On Earth Will Come To Stay, When We Live Christmas Every Day

“Peace on earth will come to stay, When we live Christmas every day.” – Helen Steiner Rice

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First Principles: We Fight Not To Enslave, But To Set A Country Free and To Make Room Upon the Earth For Honest Men To Live In

“We fight not to enslave, but to set a country free, and to make room upon the earth for honest men to live in.” – Thomas Paine (1777)

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First Principles: Is It Not That the Declaration of Independence First Organized the Social Compact On the Foundation of the Redeemer’s Mission Upon Earth? – That It Laid the Cornerstone of Human Government On the First Precepts of Christianity

“Is it not that in the chain of human events, the birthday of the nation is indissolubly linked with the birthday of the Savior? – that it forms a leading event in the progress of the Gospel dispensation? Is it … Continue reading

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First Principles: No County On Earth Ever Had More In Its Power To Attain These Blessings Than United America

“No country upon earth ever had it more in its power to attain these blessings than United America. Wondrously strange, then, and much to be regretted indeed would it be, were we to neglect the means and to depart from … Continue reading

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A Gaelic King

A Gaelic Kingby Michael DoyleIn 700 AD, the Picts and the Gaels divided ScotlandAs if that were something natural to commandNo force on Earth could unite these kingdomsTo think that possible is sheer bedlamThe impossible doesn’t stop hearts from tryingBut … Continue reading

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First Principles: Our Contest Is Not Only Whether We…Shall Be Free, But Whether There Shall Be Left To Mankind An Asylum On Earth For Civil and Religious Liberty

“Courage, then, my countrymen, our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty.” – Samuel Adams, in Speech at the State … Continue reading

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