MY COUSIN THE SAINT
A Search for Faith, Family, and Miracles
by Justin Calanoso

Posts Tagged ‘President of the United States of America’

America the Beautiful

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

My oldest daughter called from Washington, D.C., this morning at about 7:15 a.m. “We made it!” she screamed. “We made it into the city. You can’t believe it. So many people. I sat next to a guy on the metro who came here from Ghana just for this! It’s amazing. This is the happiest place ever!”

It’s a new day, America. We can all be proud. And hopeful.

A wonderful day to be an American

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

obama
“There is nothing false about hope.”

GAZA (New York Times, Nov. 5, 2008) — From far away, this is how it looks: There is a country out there where tens of millions of white Christians, voting freely, select as their leader a black man of modest origin, the son of a Muslim. There is a place on Earth — call it America — where such a thing happens. [The rest of the story is here.}