President Barack Hussein Obama

Today is an historic day. The 44th President of the United States Barack Obama!
The first African American President of the United States of America! Oh what a historic day. And don’t the First Lady and President look fabulous.
 
I know my Daddy is looking down from heaven smiling. I wish he had been able to be here to witness this day. Oh how I wish that with all my heart. But I have to realize he is where he is supposed to be right now. If he was here, he’s be happy for President Obama, but he would also be in a lot of pain. So he is were he is supposed to be. Smiling down, watching over us and hugging people like his parents and older brother, plus MLK, Jr., Coretta and Medger Evers in celebration of this day. It’s been a long time coming. A long time.
 
Lift every voice and sing,

‘Til earth and heaven ring,

Ring with the harmonies of Liberty;

Let our rejoicing rise

High as the listening skies,

Let it resound loud as the rolling sea.

Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us,

Sing a song full of the hope that the present has brought us;

Facing the rising sun of our new day begun,

Let us march on ’til victory is won.

Stony the road we trod,

Bitter the chast’ning rod,

Felt in the days when hope unborn had died;

Yet with a steady beat,

Have not our weary feet

Come to the place for which our fathers sighed?

We have come over a way that with tears has been watered,

We have come, treading our path through the blood of the slaughtered,

Out from the gloomy past,

‘Til now we stand at last

Where the white gleam of our bright star is cast.

God of our weary years,

God of our silent tears,

Thou who has brought us thus far on the way;

Thou who has by Thy might

Led us into the light,

Keep us forever in the path, we pray.

Lest our feet stray from the places, our God, where we met Thee,

Lest, our hearts drunk with the wine of the world, we forget Thee;

Shadowed beneath Thy hand,

May we forever stand,

True to our God,

True to our native land.
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About stommieblu

A 40 something daughter whose Mother died of Alzheimer's Disease. I plan on using this as a place to vent my frustrations and sadness. And I probably will post other stuff.
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