I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.
He followed this with a good question: Am I praying as much as I am criticizing? Ouch. My ratio is about 10:1 right now. I'm determined to pray for Barack Obama and his administration, mostly for Obama's salvation. Although I don't know his heart, from all outward appearances he's lost.
***Katrina on the Hudson: Boy, the coverage is quite a bit different, isn't it?
The trail of devastation left by Hurricane Sandy has been long and trying for those still overcoming setbacks.
An estimated 300 residents in Hicksville, Long Island, took to the street on Saturday protesting the Long Island Power Authority at its headquarters for ongoing power outages 12 days after the storm hit the area — the second protest against the energy provider this weekend.
There are still over a quarter million New York customers without power. As of Friday more than 170,000 of those customers were on Long Island, many of them staying in temporary shelters.