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  • Many of us believe that, to paraphrase Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, Jesus is our Way, Truth and Life, but that God -- who is infinitely bigger than our own hearts and imaginations -- offers other ways to people of other faiths.

    Separation Anxiety

  • In those days we were building schools, and when the roll was called the Presiding Elders and Pastors of large churches were asked to pay five dollars, and all ministers one dollar.

    From Slavery to the Bishopric in the AME Church An Autobiography

  • The Presiding Officer: The Senate will be in order.

    The Good Fight

  • The Presiding Officer: That the proceeding is in order.

    The Good Fight

  • The Presiding Officer: The Senator from Minnesota has been recognized in his own right.

    The Good Fight

  • The Presiding Officer: The chair already ruled the point of order raised by the Senator from Alabama is not well taken.

    The Good Fight

  • The Presiding Officer: The question is on agreeing to the motion to lay on the table the point of order of the Senator from Montana.

    The Good Fight

  • The Presiding Officer: Is there a sufficient second?

    The Good Fight

  • Mr. Allen: I must, Mr. President—I must express my disappointment with the fact that the Presiding Officer, on the Senator from Alabama having risen and immediately asking for recognition, failed to recognize the Senator from Alabama.

    The Good Fight

  • The Presiding Officer: The chair states that the proceeding is in order and the point of order is not sustained.

    The Good Fight

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