Tag Archives: America

LAND OF THE FREE

All the hubbub of standing for our National Anthem at any sporting event is taking the spotlight big time.  Who would’ve thought that our nation, built on the blood of brave men and women, would be called out for singing … Continue reading

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WEDNESDAY RAMBLINGS

I, like many, had my doubts when I went to vote last November.  I wasn’t convinced in my heart of hearts that my decision to vote for Donald Trump was the sagest idea I ever had.  He was brash, earthy, condescending … Continue reading

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DESTROYING OUR HISTORY

“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.”   George Orwell We can tear down our monuments; eliminate offensive art depicting wars of the past from public buildings; try to whitewash … Continue reading

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WHAT REMAINS?

Within the last few weeks our country has been devastated with deadly hurricanes, flooding and fires.  All these natural disasters could make the average guy wonder what God is trying to tell us – if there is a God and … Continue reading

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SOLID FOUNDATION

“Storms of every sort, torrents, earthquakes, cataclysms, ‘convulsions of nature,’ etc., however mysterious and lawless at first sight they may seem, are only harmonious notes in the song of creation, varied expressions of God’s love.” John Muir I feel like … Continue reading

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REUNITED

Our television screens have been filled with images of heroes this week.  What a change. Only a short time ago, demonstrators filled the streets –  violence was the fare of the day – hatred and bigotry scarred young minds and old.  Now we see … Continue reading

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START SPREADING THE NEWS

The first and last time I was in New York City was on a Labor Day weekend several years ago.  My sister had purchased my ticket and met me there.  It was the perfect time to visit, since the usual … Continue reading

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IT IS WHAT IT IS

The first time I heard this phrase, it made me wonder why.  Why do we need to accept everything as it is?  Why have we become so tolerant to all kinds of behavior, that we simply must accept that it … Continue reading

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WHAT DO WE TELL OUR CHILDREN?

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.”  Ronald Reagan During this time … Continue reading

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REMOVE THE PLANK

As we prepare for the coming solar eclipse, we’re being warned not to focus directly on it.  If we do, we’re allowing for damage to the retina and possible blindness.  I wonder if it would make any difference to our … Continue reading

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