Just some early morning thoughts from me to you…
“Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked,
nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers;
But his delight is in the law of the Lord,
and on his law he meditates day and night.”
Psalm 1: 1-2 (ESV)
Here’s what I remember. Some of you will remember too, unless you’d rather not date yourselves.
But there was a time when we celebrated the birthdays of both Presidents Abraham Lincoln, born February 12, 1809 in Hardin County, Kentucky, and George Washington, born February 22, 1732 in Pope’s Creek, Virginia.
Today, instead, we designate a federal holiday called President’s Day, this year designated as February 17, 2014, to acknowledge both men. A day where those men are honored by too few, commercialized by retails sales specials, leaving all too little known by the general populace about those two grand namesakes of our country. (more…)