June 27, 2015

100 Words -- America the Beautiful

America has just passed through a defining moment in its history … at least I hope that’s what it was. The terrible challenge of a senseless hate crime in Charleston was met by a congregation and a city determined to reaffirm the values of love and forgiveness. Two Supreme Court decisions reaffirmed our instincts as a compassionate and caring people and reminded us that America was created to be the tip of history’s spear, not its blunt instrument. We showed we are still a nation that can confront its own worst moments, its own worst instincts and rise above them.

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