Binding Up Wounds

As early as May of 1856, at Bloomington, Illinois, before he was elected President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln observed in a speech that “A house divided against itself cannot stand”.

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With protestors steadily in the streets since Donald J. Trump became America’s President-elect, chaos has strengthened itself.

Lincoln was a great moral Presidential leader; he cared about this nation’s people and its growth. When the issues of slavery and secession divided the United States, his Second Inaugural speech contained this partial paragraph:

“With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds…”

Let us wait no longer to begin that journey together…

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