Wednesday, November 5, 2008

It's A Brand New Day


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"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, --That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness."

Declaration of Independence

"Rosa sat so Martin could walk. Martin walked so Barack could run. Barack is running so our children can fly."

via washingtonpost.com


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23 comments:

shilpa said...

What an amazing day!!! We got up really early...and celebrated!!!!! Have a great day!!!!!!! I can't stop smiling!

Francine said...

You're making me cry :) So so awesome

Chris said...

Wow...... just wow...

Rhea said...

Fabulous sentiment. And I love that pic of the Obama family. Long live the Obamas!!!

Villager said...

Remarkable evening and election results. Your post is right on time...

peace, Villager

Cynthia said...

Oh happy day!!!

plez... said...

THIS IS A GREAT DAY for AMERICA! ALL of AMERICA!

Twenty Four At Heart said...

Yay!! I am so happy!

Suldog said...

Here's hoping his presidency is filled with joy for our country. Not my choice, but now he's my president. God bless him.

(McCain wasn't my choice, either, just to let you know...)

Nance said...

The beginning of a great time.

Michael Leddy said...

I like that picture. I'm so excited about seeing this beautiful family in the White House.

avila geraldine said...

I'm not American citizen, but i'm glad that Obama is the next US president...everyone across the globe is praying for these changes. Obama is just a truly global US president..Go Obama!

David Sullivan said...

Amen.

CapCity said...

Anali!!! Can't believe I didn't get by to give U celebratory cyber hug sooner! Gurl, I am STILL tired from celebrating on Tuesday nite. A GLORIOUS TIME TO BE ALIVE!!

AVIANA said...

my heart is till beating at this....i still choke up when i think of it all...i will for sure be at inauguration...

Los Angelista said...

I'm still cheesing! I can't help it! :)

amisha said...

that last quote makes me smile ear to ear.
we did it!!!
and i am so happy to be in this new day.

Sharon because it had to be said! said...

Now you've got me thinking of every song I've ever heard about flying....Fly Robin Fly, Fly Like An Eagle, I Want To Get Away...I Wanna Flyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy Away, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah!

Speaking of flying, I purchased my airline ticket to DC within one hour of CNN calling the election for Mr. Obama....I AM SO THERE!

Anali said...

shilpa - Truly amazing! I'm still smiling too!

francine - Awesome indeed!! :D

chris - It still feels surreal doesn't it?

rhea - Thank you!! I agree. They are such a wonderful family.

villager - Thanks for the visit and such sweet words!

cynthia - You got that right!! : )

Anali said...

plez - It truly is a wonderful time for all Americans and the entire world!

twenty four at heart - Me too!!! ; )

suldog - I agree! God bless him!

nance - Yes! We are entering a new age for our country. An American Renaissance?

michael leddy - Inauguration day is going to be so exciting too!

avila geraldine - Thanks for dropping by! I think he will do great things for the US and the world. : )

Anali said...

david sullivan - Amen!!

capcity - A cyber hug right back to you!! This is such an exciting time to be alive! I feel like I'm only now starting to settle down a little bit from the enormity of it all.

aviana - That will be so amazing to be at the inauguration!

los angelista - I think it will take some time for us all to really get used to it all. It's such a huge event! There are almost no words.

amisha - Truly a wonderful new day! Finally!!!

sharon - Wow! You're quick! It's a good thing you did, because I'm sure it will be hard to get a flight at this point now. I hope you blog the inauguration. ; )

Diane said...

When we heard on TV that Sen. Obama was the next President my 28 year old son came over to me and gave me the biggest hug... and said "we won." I am still crying with such joy...

Anali said...

diane - Welcome! That's so sweet about your son! I love hearing so many reactions to the news. I feel more inspired each time.

 
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