No shrinking violet was Abigail Adams. Here's a quote that stirs the passions:

"Let us beseech the Almighty to blast their councils and bring to Naught all their devices."

Not only was this a rallying cry to defeat the British, as with all great sayings, it has a universal — timeless — appeal that resonates in any age, as it does today concerning dark forces of a different type. Let this inspire us in our own efforts in the culture wars of this decade and beyond.