Read the Spirit: Abraham Lincoln & Gettysburg

I am privileged to be published regularly in the newsletter Read the Spirit. I highly recommend your subscribing to it — it comes out every Monday — as various writers around the nation look for the deeper meanings and movements beneath everyday life.

The July 4 issue is especially moving, as several writers share personal reflections on Abraham Lincoln. In commemoration of his epochal Gettysburg Address, an enduring affirmation of the United States, we believe that the spirit of Lincoln may well be the key to bringing our divided country together — that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom, and that we, all of us, may truly live with malice toward none, with charity toward all,

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