Tag Archives: United States

E pluribus unum church . . .

E pluribus unum is much more than just a Latin motto of the USA meaning “from many one.“ E pluribus unum is what happens when Christ-followers gather according to 1 Corinthians 14:26 and many ordinary people share testimonies, Scriptures, needs, … Continue reading

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Sequester — a wake up call that one nation under debt, with entitlements or tax breaks for all, cannot long endure.

Sequester — a wake up call that one nation under debt, with entitlements or tax breaks for all, cannot long endure. Forgive us, Lord, for being so focused on self and what we want; so little focused on others; and … Continue reading

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“If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.” –a quote from Doug Larson

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Famous American leaders speak against war

Edwin Starr sang the lyrics: “War, what’s it good for?”  That’s a good question. Some great American leaders have spoken out against war. Benjamin Franklin said: “What vast additions to the convenience and comforts of living might mankind have acquired if … Continue reading

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The First African American Medical Doctor

Dr. James McCune Smith was a great American who overcame tremendous obstacles to become a first in black history.  He was born a slave in 1813. He received his freedom as a result of the Emancipation Act of the State of … Continue reading

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America’s Bravest Supreme Court Justice — John Marshall Harlan

Although I didn’t rank John Marshall Harlan in my Top 10 Greatest Americans, I do consider him to be American’s Brave Supreme Court Justice ever. In 1896, seven men heard Homer Plessy’s story about being forbidden to ride in the “whites … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Or Super Goal?

The Super Bowl is big.  Super Bowl Sunday is the second-largest day for food consumption in the United States after Thanksgiving Day.  Munch, munch.  Most years the Super Bowl is the number one watched show on television.  Even Super Bowl commercials are big, being the most costly … Continue reading

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