Category Archives: patriotism

RAISE THE FLAG

Originally posted 06/14/2018 A country’s flag is a symbol of what that country stands for and believes.  The American flag is no exception.  With its stripes, we’re reminded of the thirteen original colonies which fought for her independence from a … Continue reading

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OLD GLORY

A country’s flag is a symbol of what that country stands for and believes.  The American flag is no exception.  With its stripes, we’re reminded of the thirteen original colonies which fought for her independence from a tyrannical country across … Continue reading

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ARE WE REALLY FREE?

Preamble to the Constitution of the United States of America” We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and … Continue reading

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DON’T PACK AWAY YOUR PATRIOTISM

Yesterday was like an old fashioned fourth of July for us.  We went to the park in the center of our little town, carried our lawn chairs to a nice shaded area along with many others, and sat and waited … Continue reading

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FLAG DAY

Even though it seems that our nation has lost all reverence for its original foundations, even the flag itself, let’s never forget the what it stands for.  The American Flag was given a special day of celebration on June 14, … Continue reading

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MOVE FORWARD

This quote by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. exemplifies the true American spirit.  This man, life cut short by an assassin’s bullet, made it his goal in life to move his race forward – but his goals are applicable for … Continue reading

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WHERE IS THE HOPE?

I’ve gotten over my anger of yesterday, regarding everything that’s going on in our insane world and yet even with all the turmoil there is peace in the midst of it. I know there’s nothing I can personally do to … Continue reading

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AMERICA

Samuel Francis Smith wrote the lyrics to “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” in 1831, only 55 years after the Declaration of Independence had been signed.  Marian Anderson performed the song at the Lincoln Memorial in 1939.  Martin Luther King, Jr. recited the … Continue reading

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OLD GLORY

  I am proud to be an American! 

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ONE NATION, UNDER WHO?

The original Pledge of Allegiance was written in 1892 by Francis Bellamy, a Baptist minister.  The words “under God” were not included in the pledge.  Children learned the words and recited them at the beginning of the school day. Not only was … Continue reading

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TIME FOR A KATHY RANT

Have we been overtaken by fear of an unknown enemy? Are we reluctant to speak out because we are afraid what we say may go viral and have negative effects to our reputation or our families? If this is the … Continue reading

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HISTORY LESSONS

I wasn’t much interested in history as a child.  I should’ve been.  I had one of the most dramatic history teachers ever.  He would actually rise up on his desk and relive every battle of the Civil War right before … Continue reading

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We are a Christian nation

During the nine months since starting this blog I have found an amazing group of fellow believers in Jesus, Christ our Savior. It warms my heart to know that there are so many Christians out there. Somehow the media has … Continue reading

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I STILL LOVE MY COUNTRY

I grew up in a time where the study of American History was important and when pride in country ran rampant.  Something happened somewhere along the way to change that.  We had a slight resurgence of it after 9/11, but it … Continue reading

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HEAL OUR NATION!

I was only 21 years old – full of hope and promise – planning a wedding – ready to start a new life.  It was a wonderful time to be alive.  Americans were living in a self-proclaimed “Camelot” with a … Continue reading

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WE NEED TO CALL ON THE LORD!

We look at the things occurring in our world today – many times with hopelessness and apathy. We think we are powerless to do anything so we give up. Is this the spirit our nation was founded on? What if … Continue reading

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GOD USES ORDINARY PEOPLE TO ACCOMPLISH THE EXTRAORDINARY

Last night I watched a program on the history channel which appeared to discredit our founding fathers by exposing all the secrets they could possibly dig up.  At first I thought I was watching an episode of TMZ, but this was … Continue reading

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GOD BLESS OUR HEROES

“Saving Private Ryan,” dealt with the invasion of Normandy and visually shared the fear and anticipation of war.  Young men huddled together, helmeted, bayonets fixed and a look of fear and terror written on their faces – sailing into certain … Continue reading

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The Veteran

He set out young and full of hope. His heart was filled with pride. He left the ones who loved him most. Said ,”I love you,” to his bride. He felt the sting of discipline. He ran until he fell. … Continue reading

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I DON’T WANNA BE A PUPPET! i WANNA BE A REAL PERSON!

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Martin Luther King, Jr. Today our children cannot imagine a place where black people weren’t allowed to use the same … Continue reading

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