Patriot Post - “Every new regulation concerning commerce or revenue; or in any manner affecting the value of the different species of property, presents a new harvest to those who watch the change and can trace its consequences; a harvest reared not by themselves but by the toils and cares of the great body of their fellow citizens. This is a state of things in which it may be said with some truth that laws are made for the few not for the many.” —James Madison (1788)
Author Don Schwager, Servants of the Word - Luke 18:1-8 - And he told them a parable, to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart. He said, "In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor regarded man; and there was a widow in that city who kept coming to him and saying, `Vindicate me against my adversary.' ...
Franciscan Media - Frances Xavier Cabrini was the first United States citizen to be canonized. Her deep trust in the loving care of her God gave her the strength to be a valiant woman doing the work of Christ... Refused admission to the religious order which had educated her to be a teacher, she began charitable work at the House of Providence Orphanage in Cadogno, Italy. In September 1877, she made her vows there and took the religious habit.
By Kathy Schiffer, Crisis Magazine - Rep. Crenshaw says: When we show kindness in the face of cruelty, it gives us the opportunity to break down divisions. We avoid unnecessary conflict, and can even start a friendship. This doesn’t mean you shouldn’t stand up for yourself, but you should do so with grace and fortitude, not bitterness and contempt.