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Thanksgiving Proclamation – George Washington

Thanksgiving Proclamation – George Washington

George Washington (1732–1799), the first President of the United States, was a deeply religious man. The famous portrait of Washington kneeling in prayer at Valley Forge captures his religious zeal and the role faith played in his personal and political life. He famously proclaimed in his 1796 Farewell Address, “Of all the dispositions and habits,

Prayers of American Presidents

  Editor’s note: Tomorrow is the National Day of Prayer in the United States, which occurs annually on the first Thursday of May.  The modern law instituting this time to “turn to God in prayer and meditation” began in 1952, although many similar observances were held by earlier presidents. Today, we are sharing several prayers

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