on to the next

Let there be no reason now for any American to fail to cherish their citizenship in this, the greatest nation on Earth...Tonight, I remain her servant…And I call on all Americans, as I have often in this campaign, to not despair of our present difficulties, but to believe, always, in the promise and greatness of America, because nothing is inevitable here. Americans never quit. We never surrender. We never hide from history. We make history.” – Senator John McCain

And we know the government can’t solve every problem…It can’t happen without you, without a new spirit of service, a new spirit of sacrifice…So let us summon a new spirit of patriotism, of responsibility, where each of us resolves to pitch in and work harder and look after not only ourselves, but each other…In this country, we rise and fall as one nation, as one people…Let us remember that is was a man from this state who first carried the banner of the Republican party to the White House, a party founded on the values of self-reliance and individual liberty and national unity…As Lincoln said to a nation far more divided than ours, we are not enemies but friends. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection.” – President-Elect Barack Obama

“There are two great lies that I have heard / The day you eat of the fruit of that tree you will not surely die / And that Jesus Christ is a white, middle class Republican / And if you wanna be saved you have to learn to be like him…So my first allegiance is not to a flag, a country or a man / My first allegiance is not to democracy or blood / It’s to a King and a kingdom…Oh nothing unifies like a common enemy / And we’ve got one, sure as Hell / He may be living in your house / He may be raising up your kids / He may be sleeping with your wife / Oh he may not look like you think.” – Derek Webb, “A King and a Kingdom”

“If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.” 2 Chronicles 7:14

“For by him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things were created by him and for him.  He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.” – Colossians 1:16

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About lindsay

just a girl, creator, reader, learner, homeschooler. wife to one and mother to two others. in the city and loving it. in pursuit of God and community.
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3 Responses to on to the next

  1. Jane says:

    Thank you for sharing those quotes. It helps me to put aside some of my angst over this whole political season. I find myself getting too worked up over little things, so it’s good to be reminded of what’s important in the grand scheme. Thanks lady!

  2. Lori Eilers says:

    That was awesome…thanks for sharing. I miss you!

  3. caron says:

    you read my mind. love this post!!!

    “For by him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things were created by him and for him. He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.”

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