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.

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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.

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Calendar (January 2015) - Clipart

Presidential Quotes for the New Year

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

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Goshen Baptist Church - Spotsylvania, Virginia

Thomas Jefferson – James Madison Talks Him into Returning to Politics

“As the LORD commanded Moses, so he numbered them in the wilderness of Sinai.” Numbers 1:19 KJV

I then bowed my head to pray. Tears filled my eyes. At times I felt I was battling it alone.

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Sunset at the Outer Banks - North Carolina

Harding’s Death and Coolidge’s Swearing In

“The day is thine, the night also is thine: thou hast prepared the light and the sun.” Psalm 74:16 KJV

After getting ready, I left the house and I closed the door, just like any other day. No, it was far from just another day.

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Andrew Jackson – His Youth

“He that is our God is the God of salvation; and unto God the Lord belong the issues from death.” Psalm 68:20 KJV

I then headed to one of those inexpensive stores where you can find all kinds of treasures for a dollar. You really can’t put a price tag on that.

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Howard's Restaurant and Bakery

Barack Obama – Relationship with his Father

“And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.” Luke 24:51 KJV

I looked around the room and saw all the historic pictures of this establishment over the years. I’m not sure which is harder: having someone close to you slip out of your life or having someone close to you slip out of your life, only to return and then slip out of your life again.

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Cow at the LBJ Ranch - Texas

Bill Clinton – Civil Right’s Song: Lift Every Voice and Sing

“Jesus saith unto her, Woman, believe me, the hour cometh, when ye shall neither in this mountain, nor yet at Jerusalem, worship the Father.” John 4:21 KJV

As I was heading down a country road this morning, I came across a farm. Everyone, loudly and proudly, without the words or sheet music, sang the first verse.
God of our weary years,
God of our silent tears….

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Newspaper Carrier statue at the Free-Lance Star Building - Fredericksburg, Virginia

Warren G Harding – Newspaper Publisher

“O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph.” Psalms 47:1 KJV

As the new entry into the world gets tossed from arm to arm, the eyes of those holding this gift are opened to the vast potential before them. Thank you for giving me great parents that encouraged me to learn, even when I fussed.

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Reagan-Gorbachev statue at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library - California

Ronald Reagan – Nancy’s Cancer

“When Jesus heard it, he marvelled, and said to them that followed, Verily I say unto you, I have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel.” Matthew 8:10 KJV

Sometimes we feel life is all about control. They both had their pistols pointed at the other’s head. They were fully cocked and ready to fire off at a deadly force. The man, who with the push of a button or the stroke of a pen, could send a nuclear missile toward an enemy or just as easily could send that missile to the scrapyard, was helpless….

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