Thatcher: Opportunities

When asked in an interview why she wanted to become leader, Margaret Thatcher replied: “I didn’t set out to be leader in any way. I didn’t plan or determine to do it from my youth. I felt that I could tackle it as well as anyone else, and I’ve always believed that when opportunities come,…Read more Thatcher: Opportunities

I Lift up my Eyes to the Mountains

I lift up my eyes to the mountains—    where does my help come from?My help comes from the Lord,    the Maker of heaven and earth. He will not let your foot slip—    he who watches over you will not slumber;indeed, he who watches over Israel    will neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord watches over you—   …Read more I Lift up my Eyes to the Mountains

JFK Light the Candle

“We are not here to curse the darkness, but to light the candle that can guide us through that darkness to a safe and sane future. As Winston Churchill said on taking office some twenty years ago: if we open a quarrel between the present and the past, we shall be in danger of losing…Read more JFK Light the Candle