The year: 1881.
The month: May.
The place: DeSmet, SD.
That was the year of endless blizzards. The year the people of DeSmet nearly starved and froze to death. The year that train after train tried to reach DeSmet with desperately needed supplies, only to stall in snowdrifts so high and so hard that no amount of steam power could blast a path to the tiny town.
And so it was that all those supplies stayed neatly frozen in the stalled trains until the snow finally melted in May.
Sure, the people of DeSmet could've raised their fists to Heaven and railed against God but they didn't. In May of 1881, as they sat down to the first proper meal they'd enjoyed since Autumn (complete with butter!!!), on their lips was only gratitude. Pa Ingalls expressed it best when he said simply, “Lord, we thank Thee for all Thy bounty.” Laura observes, "That was all Pa said, but it seemed to say everything."
This year we too say from our hearts, “Lord, we thank Thee for all Thy bounty.”
Patrick Henry Drives a Truck! The Eloquence of Canadian and American Freedom Loving Patriots
"America is a land of heroes."
Who will ever forget that immortal phrase with which President Trump began the most legendary American speech since The Gettysburg Address?
The date was February 4th, 2020.
The event: President Trump's State of the Union address.
America is a land of heroes.
This is a place where greatness is born, where destinies are forged and where legends come to life...
Ladies and Gentlemen, our ancestors built the most exceptional republic ever to exist in all of human history and we are making it greater than ever before....
This nation is our canvas and this country is our masterpiece....
Our spirit is still young, the sun is still rising, God’s grace is still shining, and my fellow Americans, the best is yet to come.
Better patriotic rhetoric simply doesn't exist. It can't. The language of Liberty doesn't get any better than this.
The best part is that, with a pinch and a pat, this incredible eloquence can be adapted to Canada, to Australia, to New Zealand, to France ...wherever Freedom is cherished in the hearts of men, women and children, then "God's grace is still shining...and the best is yet to come!"
And if you listen very, very closely, you will hear President Trump's voice trembling with tears as he speaks these immortal words.
Yet, ever since the stolen election of 2020, it's seemed to me that some people (especially on Gab) are hyper-focused on the General Washingtons, shall we say, as they believe physical confrontation is the only way to restore our "most exceptional Republic" and not focused enough on the Patrick Henries, Thomas Jeffersons and other Founding Fathers who wrote and spoke words that instill Freedom in our very souls. For me, words is where it's at. Without words, what are you fighting for!?!
That's why, in my opinion, there's too much emphasis on "alter or abolish," forgetting that our Founding Fathers spent years exhausting every possible peaceful method to wrest our God-given rights from the clutches of England.
Why Study the Founding Fathers & Their Writings? Are They Relevant? Interesting? Comforting? YES!
A funny thing happened the other day. And last week. And the week before that.
The conservative news aggregator sites that (sometimes) re-post my articles stopped.
While I don't expect them to help me out on site hits, the sudden (nearly) across-the-board silence surprised me.
The reason? Duh! Articles about the Founding Fathers aren't sexy. They're not relevant. They lack the shock factor that drives site hits. They're a snooze show...or so people assume.
Well, Baby, that's where they're wrong!
The 1770s couldn't be more relevant and as for shock factor...the more I learn about the 1770s, the more I'm shocked at what actually went down in the 1770s and how similar it is to 2021.
You want shock factor and relevance!?! Study the 1770s!
Trump Statistically 100% More Likely to Regain Presidency than America's Odds of Winning the Revolutionary War and Becoming a Nation!
Although it sometimes seems President Trump's path back to his rightful place in the White House is tortuously slow along this unknown road no American President has trod before...ppppfffftttt.
His battles are almost insignificant compared to thirteen plucky colonies slowly and patiently designing a nation that had never existed before, in a way no one had ever envisioned before, whilst being resisted by the most powerful military on Earth. Statistically speaking, they didn't have a prayer. Not a snowball's chance in Hell.
But Evil has no Power against the Will of God. And so, against all odds, America came into existence in such an extraordinary way that George Washington wrote to Thomas Nelson, "The hand of Providence has been so conspicuous in all this that he must be worse that an infidel...more than wicked, that has not gratitude enough to acknowledge his obligations."
As our Restoring Father, Donald Trump walks in the footsteps of the Founding Fathers, just as they succeeded by the Will of Almighty Providence, then so will President Trump and the Patriots.
And if you don't think that's true, I have a little story to tell you. The backstory behind the story of 1770s America and her War for Independence no one ever talks about.
"Once in Royal David's city..."
As the pure, crystalline voice of one boy soprano rings out from King's College in Cambridge, England singing the traditional opening carol of The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, for millions listening live on the radio worldwide, Christmas has truly begun.
The Festival grew out of a need to bind up the wounds of World War I and has continued every year from 1918 unstopped by war, unrest or even a plandemic. They say that during World War II, listeners to the Festival could hear the tar paper flapping in the wind as the ancient stained glass of the Chapel had been removed for safety during the Blitz.
This year is no different. The Festival continues sans live audience while its Nine Lessons ring as true this year as they have for the past 102 years.
The Festival begins with these beautiful words:
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