The Power That Fueled Lincoln’s Greatness

Do you ever wish you had more power for living? I’m nearly finished reading Lincoln’s Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness by Joshua Wolf Shenk.  Now 150 years since Lincoln’s passing, my suspicion is that most people view him in a mythic sense.  But take a look at this photo ofContinue reading “The Power That Fueled Lincoln’s Greatness”

On not feeling thankful during Thanksgiving

I found this quote that made me wonder how you might be thinking during this season of Thanksgiving. There are plenty of people who don’t feel thankful at Thanksgiving.  Life is very hard.  Maybe you’re one of those people who is struggling.  Know that you’re not alone, and there is hope! Sometime you might considerContinue reading “On not feeling thankful during Thanksgiving”

Is America the hope of the world?

About a year ago during his bid to unseat Barack Obama as President of the USA, former Massachusetts governor, Mitt Romney, said this. How do you feel about what he said? What I came to learn as I was researching this post, is that Romney was actually quoting Abraham Lincoln.  It was a phrase thatContinue reading “Is America the hope of the world?”