Tag Archives: Patriotism

WHEN WORDS GET IN THE WAY

“The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.” A. A. Milne It … Continue reading

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A FRESH START

Our country inaugurated a new president yesterday.  Protesters lined the streets, jeering voices spewed obscenities, violent behavior erupted.  Just like any other day. We could say these acts of vandalism and hatred were freedom’s voice speaking loud and clear, but … Continue reading

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I REMEMBER

It was a beautiful day. The sky was extremely blue and clear. Autumn was definitely in the air.  Like every September morning in our part of the country, we were welcoming fall with open arms. We watched the morning news as the first plane … Continue reading

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AMERICA IS BROKEN

I’d decided not to write a politically based post today, but I happened on this one from a year ago today.  It struck me that things haven’t changed much in that time, so maybe it’s important for me to add my … Continue reading

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A HERO DOESN’T KNOW HE IS ONE

   As we celebrate another Veterans Day, we take time to look up to those who have given a portion of their lives to serve their country.  We’ll hear inspiring words concerning their unselfish and heroic deeds.  Many of them … Continue reading

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THE PRICE OF FREEDOM

What is the price of liberty? Where lies the victor’s prize? Is it in bodies laying still, beneath the cold, dark skies? The cost to win our freedom cannot be seen in life, But in the brave hearts smitten to take away … 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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HAVE WE CHANGED SINCE 9/11?

It was like any other day.  Crisp fall air cut through the endless humidity of a long hot summer. It was a day that would change lives, wound hearts and awaken patriotism. Church doors opened as thousands went to pray for those afflicted … Continue reading

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AMERICA IS BROKEN

Acts of civil violence, leadership that has taken away the voice of the people, city streets full of anger and hatred, an anything goes society, loss of spiritual involvement by the citizens, a people that has lost sight of God, … Continue reading

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HEAL OUR LAND – HEAL US!

Over the past weekend, I thought about what it took to establish this great nation.  Within its short history, we’ve seen a steady decline in morality, a lack of trust in God and a change in attitudes towards a government that was built through … Continue reading

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