The object then will be to make our independence a blessing. To do this we must secure our union on solid foundations; an herculean task and to effect which mountains of prejudice must be leveled! It requires all the virtue and all the abilities of the Country. ... We know each others sentiments, our views are the same: we have fought side by side to make America free, let us hand in hand struggle to make her happy.
~~Alexander Hamilton to John Laurens, August 15, 1782

WFW: What Does God Honor?

"Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom,
Let not the mighty man glory in his might,
Nor let the rich man glory in his riches;
But let him who glories glory in this,
That he understands and knows Me,
That I am the LORD, exercising lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth.
For in these I delight," says the LORD.

Jeremiah 9:23-24

"Heaven is My throne,
And earth is My footstool.
Where is the house that you will build Me?
And where is the place of My rest?
For all those things My hand has made,
And all those things exist,"
Says the LORD.
"But on this one will I look:
On him who is poor and of a contrite spirit,
And who trembles at My word."

Isaiah 66:1-2

2 comments:

  1. akaGaGa said...

    Good verses, Herky. Good reminders.

    (I put your link up. You were EARLY this week!)

  2. Hercules Mulligan said...

    Thanks Jean. Yes, they are good verses. Posting them helps me remember the words better.

    I was early this time! Woohoo! (*toots party trumpet*)

    Happy WFW!

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