Arise, shine, for your light has come,
and the glory of the Lord rises upon you.
2 See, darkness covers the earth
and thick darkness is over the peoples,
but the Lord rises upon you
and his glory appears over you.
3 Nations will come to your light,
and kings to the brightness of your dawn.
Isaiah 60: 1-3 (NIV)
On this day in 1814: Representatives of Britain and the United States sign the Treaty of Ghent, ending the War of 1812.