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Photography Quote of the Week - Abraham Lincoln

“There are no bad pictures; that’s just how your face looks sometimes.”
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Photography

Happiness

I was looking up a quote for today’s blog post about happiness on Brainy Quote when I noticed a familiar pattern…

I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself.

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Personal

Gore Vidal: I Always Thought Lincoln Was Wrong

“I always thought Lincoln was wrong. I always thought the South had every right to go. If Lincoln had a high moral purpose — which has now been invented for him, posthumously, the abolition of slavery — I’d say, well it’s illegal but it’s morally worthy. 263 more words

History

Lincoln's Second Inaugural

“Neither party expected for the war the magnitude or the duration which it has already attained. Neither anticipated that the cause of the conflict might cease with or even before the conflict itself should cease. 780 more words

History

Abraham Lincoln, American Christians, and the Public Square

Last June, the Pew Research Center released a report entitled, Political Polarization in the American Public. Its opening sentence was alarming: “Republicans and Democrats are more divided along ideological lines – and partisan antipathy is deeper and more extensive – than at any point in the last two decades.” Obviously, people will have principled differences about big ideas and public policies, but those principled differences seem to be negatively affecting personal relationships. 1,541 more words

Politics & Culture