A period of our history that no man should be proud of.
There was nothing civil about the War Between the States. But a figure that rises above the bloody battlefields and old slave quarters is the man pictured above.
Coming from a relatively poor family, Abraham Lincoln rose from humble beginnings and was elected to the highest office in our land, becoming the 16th President of the United States.
What makes this man so inspirational is that he forged ahead in the name of what was right instead of what was politically expedient, a rare occurrence no matter the decade.
What about the choices you make in your life? Are you making decisions based on what is right or what is convenient and easy?Tweet