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Thursday
Oct012009

"God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed, and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other."

Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971), international writer, teacher, lecturer, became a minister known for his concern for the poor. He wrote "The Serenity Prayer" in 1934.

Monday
Sep072009

"Without Him I understand nothing; without Him all is darkness. Every period has its manias. I regard atheism as a mania. It is the malady of the age. You could take my skin from me more easily than my faith in God"

- Henri Jean Fabre (1823-1915) was a famous biologist who pioneered studies of insects and their habitats

Sunday
Sep062009

"Should Sarah Palin and John McCain prevail in November, feminism can courtsy and treat herself to a hard-earned vacation. The greatest achievement of feminism won't be that a woman reached the vice presidency, but that a woman no longer needed feminists to get there."

- Kathleen Parker, columnist

Saturday
Sep052009

"The cause of America is in a great measure the cause of all mankind. Where, say some, is the king of America? I'll tell you, friend, He reigns above."

- Thomas Paine (1737-1809), America revolutonary author, wrote a sixteen page pamphlet series entitled The American Crisis that fanned the flames of colonial independence.

Friday
Sep042009

"The consistent deterioration of the Bible as the source of moral truth has led to a nation where people have become independent judges of right and wrong, basing their choices on feelings and circumstances. It is not likely that America will return to a more traditional moral code until the nation experiences significant pain from its moral choices."

- George Barna, Pollster, on his recent poll on American morality

Thursday
Sep032009

"Sexual relations between people of the same sex can be alluring for homosexuals, but it deviates from the true meaning of the act and distracts them from the true nature of love to which God has called us all. For this reason, it is sinful. Married love is a beautiful, heroic expression of faithful, life-giving, life-creating love. It should not be accommodated and manipulated for those who would believe that they can and have a right to mimic its unique expression."

- Bishop Jaime Soto, Sacramento, CA

Wednesday
Sep022009

"How can anyone lose who chooses to become a Christian? If, when he dies, there turns out to be no God and his faith was in vain, he has lost nothing--in fact, he has been happier in life than his non-believing friends. If, however, there is a God and a heaven and a hell, then he has gained heaven and his skeptical friends will have lost everything in hell!"

- Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) renowned as the "Father of the Science of Hydrostatics" is famous for his "Wager of Pascal," quoted above.

Tuesday
Sep012009

"I pray Heaven to bestow THE BEST OF BLESSINGS ON THIS HOUSE and all hereafter who inhabit it. May none but honest and wise men ever rule under this roof."

- On November 2, 1800 John Adams became the first president to move into the White House. He composed this prayer when writing to his wife and later had it engraved upon the mantel in the state dining room. PLEASE PRAY FOR THE NOVEMBER 4TH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION WITH THIS INSCRIPTION IN MIND

Monday
Aug312009

"If life doesn't begin at conception then why wear a condom?"

- Peggy Noonan, columnist, Wall Street Journal