Featured Blogs: No Easy Answer But Simple Answer Is Always The Courage to Do What’s Morally Right

The blogs below are also in my Featured Weekly Blogs widget in my top right sidebar. They will stay there for the coming week with their latest blog title showing. Maybe you’ll find a new blog that inspires you, and that you want to pass on to your friends. All of those below send readers to Maggie’s Notebook, either through a direct link, or through their blogrolls, and I am appreciative.

Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan

Doug Ross – Mitch McConnell Predicts GOP Establishment Will Destroy the Tea Party

On Sunday, The New York Times reported that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that he would work to destroy the efforts of conservative organizations seeking to primary mainstream Republicans. “I think we are going to crush them everywhere,” he stated. “I don’t think they are going to have a single nominee…”

Gulag Bound – South American Marxist Mayhem: Venezuela 2014

Since February the 12th, the Day of the Youth, a holiday in Venezuela, the country has been in chaos. Hundreds of thousands of students were followed in the next days by millions of peaceful protesters who…

Michelle Obama’s Mirror – The Obama’s Advice: Get Out of Bed and Do It Till Your Butt Comes Off

At the workshop Lady M shared this sage advice with the youth of America:

“Find your own voice and be proud of it,” she said. “And then, sing your butt off. Or work your butt off. Or whatever you do, do it until your butt comes off. “

Old Glory Lighthouse Journal – Hillary Clinton: First Woman President

Hillary Clinton is a scary person, categorized as a “meanie” (and worse labels) by those who worked for her when she was a First Lady, revealed by former Secret Service agents and staff. She has been deeply involved in scandal after scandal and other people go to jail, but she remains unscathed. She was behind the Travelgate scandal. Her first scandal was…

Shaw’s Blog – Obama to Dems: It’s time to worry

“You’ve got to pay attention to the states,” he [Obama] begged at a recent fundraiser for the Democratic
Governors Association. Obama lamented that Democrats don’t think state-level races in the 2014 midterms are “sexy enough.

Sultan Knish – It Takes a Rogue Nation to Stop a Rogue State

The international community looked into Putin’s eyes and blinked. Multilateralism has failed as badly as it did in the days of the League of Nations, but then again it never actually worked.

The Desk of Lady Liberty 1885 CCSSO (Council of Chief State School Offices) President Atkinson Starts Campaigning Early

NC State Superintendent and President of the CCSSO Dr. June Atkinson recently spent time speaking to the Carteret County Democrat party. Atkinson assaulted the current legislature for teacher pay while conveniently leaving out the role both she and former Governor Perdue played in freezing teacher pay in the first place.

You can find my favorite Christian blogger, Carl Middleton linked in my right sidebar every day, every week. Carl posts once a week. This week’s title is “Next.” If you visit, you won’t be disappointed.

I find that in the Book of James, some of what is written by the half brother of Jesus, the first pastor of the Christian church in Jerusalem, gives me cause to study his words very carefully.  Things like … “faith without works is dead” … as well as … “how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only.”   

But that’s not what I am going to look at today.  In the last six or seven sentences that James writes to his Jewish brethren, those who were also believers in Jesus, I find this question posed in James 5:14 …

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