Category Archives: Inspirational

These are inspirational articles intended to motivate readers.

Constitution: Article 1 Section 6

Article 1. Section 6. The Senators and Representatives shall receive a Compensation for their Services, to be ascertained by Law, and paid out of the Treasury of the United States. They shall in all Cases, except Treason, Felony and Breach … Continue reading


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Constitution: Article 1 Section 5

Article 1 Section 5 Each House shall be the Judge of the Elections, Returns and Qualifications of its own Members, and a Majority of each shall constitute a Quorum to do Business; but a smaller Number may adjourn from day … Continue reading


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Constitution: Aritcle 1 Section 4

Article 1. Section. 4. The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any time by Law make or alter such Regulations, … Continue reading


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Constitution: Article 1 Section 3

Article 1. Section. 3. The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, chosen by the Legislature thereof for six Years; and each Senator shall have one Vote. Immediately after they shall be assembled … Continue reading


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Inspirational – A Christmas Prayer

 Soundings, Vol. 2, # 12 “May the forgiving spirit of Him to whom we dedicate this season prevail again on earth. May hunger disappear and terrorists cease their senseless acts. May people live in freedom, worshiping as they see fit, … Continue reading


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Constitution: Article 1 Section 2

Article. I. Section. 2. The House of Representatives shall be composed of Members chosen every second Year by the People of the several States, and the Electors in each State shall have the Qualifications requisite for Electors of the most … Continue reading


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Constitution: Article 1 Section 1

Article. I. Section. 1. All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives. —————————————————————————– Notice that the language says ALL legislative powers, not some … Continue reading


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Constitution – The Preamble

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, … Continue reading


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Inspiration – The Declaration of Independence

Drafted by Thomas Jefferson between June 11 and June 28, 1776, the Declaration of Independence is at once the nation’s most cherished symbol of liberty and Jefferson’s most enduring monument. Here, in exalted and unforgettable phrases, Jefferson expressed the convictions … Continue reading


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Inspirational: Guarding Liberty

Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined. – Patrick Henry Read more: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/p/patrick_henry.html#ixzz1d2qmQWVF Tweet


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Inspirational: Liberty or Death!

Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give … Continue reading


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Inspirational – A Time Past…

Again and again we are shocked to hear new reports of valor and heroism amongst men. The truth is, families that practice christondem and obey the laws of God, that are portrayed in scripture, tend to have an upbringing of … Continue reading


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Inspirational – Eyes to See and Ears to Hear

“It is natural to man to indulge in the illusion of hope.  We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth – and listen to the song of that siren, till she transforms us into beasts.  Is this … Continue reading


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Eyes to See and Ears to Hear

“It is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope.  We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth – and listen to the song of that siren, till she transforms us into beasts.  Is this … Continue reading


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At His Execution

“The Manner of Men” St. Paul From Limits and Renewals (1932) I am made all things to all men – Hebrew, Roman and Greek – In each one’s tounge I speak, Suiting to each my word, That some may be … Continue reading


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Inspirational – There Will Always Be Something To Do

There will always be something to do, my boy; There will always be wrongs to right; There will always be need for a manly breed And men unafraid to fight. There will always be honor to guard, my boy; There … Continue reading


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Inspirational – Might Have Been

“Yes, it’s pretty hard,” the optimistic old woman admitted. “I have to get along with only two teeth, one in the upper jaw and one in the lower-but thank God they meet.” Here’s to “The days that might have been” … Continue reading


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Inspirational – Hope

Gloom and despair are really ignorance in another form.  They fail to reckon with the fact that what appears to be baneful often turns out to be good.  Lincoln lost the senatorship to Douglas and thought he had ended his … Continue reading


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Inspirational – Worth While

A little boy whom his mother had rebuked for not turning a deaf ear to temptation protested, with tears, that he had no deaf ear.  But temptation, even when heard, must somehow be resisted.  Yea especially when heard!  We deserve … Continue reading


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SIGNS IN OUR TIMES

A sign outside of a church reads “Character is how you act when no one’s around”. Interesting concept, but I am not certain that I agree with it. Character shows through when your actions remain in tune with your beliefs … Continue reading


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Inspirational – How Do You Tackle Your Work?

It would be foolish to begin digging a tunnel through a mountain with a mere pick and spade.  We must assemble for the task great mechanical contrivances.  And so with our energies of will; a slight tool means a slight … Continue reading


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Inspirational – Happy the Home

Happy the home when God is there, And love fills every breast; When one their wish, and one their prayer, And one their heavenly rest. Happy the home where Jesus’ Name Is sweet to every ear; Where children early lisp … Continue reading


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Inspirational – Home, the Holiest of Words

Home is among the holiest of words.  A true home is one of the most sacred of places.  It is a sanctuary into which men flee from the world’s perils and alarms.  It is a resting-place to which at close … Continue reading


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Inspirational – A Lesson From History

To break the ice of an undertaking is difficult.  To cross on broken ice, as Eliza did to freedom, or to row amid floating ice, as Washington did to victory, is harder still.  This poem applies especially to those who … Continue reading


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Inspirational – How Did You Die?

Grant at Ft. Donelson demanded unconditional and immediate surrender.  At Appomattox he offered as lenient terms as victor ever extended to vanquished.  Why the difference?  The one event was at the beginning of the war, when the enemy’s morale must … Continue reading


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