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The Awful Grace of God

Thinking of the children today. — Gail.

The Bully Pulpit

Aeschylus

“In this difficult day, in this difficult time for the United States, it is perhaps well to ask what kind of a nation we are and what direction we want to move in…

My favorite poet was Aeschylus. He once wrote:

Even in our sleep, pain which cannot forget
Falls drop by drop upon the heart,
Until in our own despair, against our will,
comes wisdom through the awful grace of God.

What we need in the United States is not division; what we need in the United States is not hatred; what we need in the United States is not violence and lawlessness; but is love, and wisdom, and compassion toward one another, and a feeling of justice toward those who still suffer within our country…

So I shall ask you tonight to return home… say a prayer for our own country, which all of us love–a prayer for…

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