Today in History
1498: England’s King Henry the 7th paid John Cabot a 10-pound reward for discovering Canada. In American currency, that was about $15 worth of beads.
1993: Ruth Bader Ginsburg was sworn in as the U.S. Supreme Court`s 107th justice, and second female member.
1948: English apologist C.S. Lewis wrote in a letter: "We ought to give thanks for all fortune: if it is good, because it is good; if bad, because it works in us patience, humility, contempt of this world and the hope of our eternal country."
Birthday Verse of the Day
Nehemiah 8:10 NIV = Nehemiah said, “Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is sacred to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the LORD is your strength.”