James and Dolly Madison - Montpelier, Orange, Virginia

Presidential Facts – Ten Shortest Presidents

Most Presidential trivia experts know who the shortest US President was. It was James Madison at five feet four inches. But who are the other nine short guys to join him in the top ten shortest US Presidents list?

Read More
Hollywood Cemetery Church - Richmond, Virginia

George HW Bush – Skydiving

“Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me.” Jonah 1:2 KJV

I truly understand the expression of having your life flash before your eyes. He then pledged he would be back in five years, when he was ninety, to do it again.

Read More
Lincoln sitting at the Lincoln Memorial

Presidential Facts – Top Ten Presidential Height Differences

With a new year comes new resolutions. To help you pick some out, we will look at the advice of some of the Presidents.

Read More
Winter over the lake, Presidential Lakes, King George, Virginia

Franklin Pierce – His Wife Jane Appleton

“Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?” Romans 6:16 KJV

There is an old saying that opposites attract. Life presents interaction with people who some might consider our opposites or, at times, even those we are like may have a very different vision than we do. Sometimes, through those differences, God is trying to get His message in there, too.

Read More
Hugh Mercer Statue - Fredericksburg, Virginia

Quotes – Presidential quotes on character

Character is a trait we should all work toward. What advice did the Presidents give us on character?

Read More
Franklin "FDR" Roosevelt Walking Canes - Warm Springs, Georgia

Franklin D Roosevelt – Polio

“Speak unto the children of Israel, and take of every one of them a rod according to the house of their fathers, of all their princes according to the house of their fathers twelve rods: write thou every man’s name upon his rod.” Numbers 17:2 KJV

I had my fishing pole and my camera and I was really to go. There was always someone strong on the other side to make sure he wouldn’t fall.

Read More
White House behind Winter trees

Presidential Quotes – Being President

So what did the Presidents think of the Presidency? Let’s see what some of them said.

Read More
Korean War Memorial - Washington DC

Harry S Truman – Youngstown Sheet and Tube Workers Strike

“A man’s pride shall bring him low: but honor shall uphold the humble in spirit.” Proverbs 29:23 KJV

Their union decided that the only way to get the owners attention was to send the workers to the picket lines by calling a strike. Sometimes we fall hard when our pride gets the best of us.

Read More
Donkey and Prospector statue

Presidential Quotes – Say What

Have you ever had those days when you can’t believe the words that come out of your mouth? The tongue tied babble makes no sense at all. You’re not alone. Witness some of our presidents’ wisdom.

Read More
The Burghers of Calais Statue - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nixon and Kennedy – Election of 1960

“Then David said unto the messenger, Thus shalt thou say unto Joab, Let not this thing displease thee, for the sword devoureth one as well as another: make thy battle more strong against the city, and overthrow it: and encourage thou him.” II Samuel 11:25 KJV

Maybe I was hoping Richard could give me some advice. Doing whatever he had to, one of the candidates decided winning was a lot more important than their friendship.

Read More
Page 20 of 27« First...10«1819202122»...Last »