Honor

“May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.” — Peter Marshall July Fourth meaning freedom liberty justice preserve with honor *   *   * Worth Preserving ~ Fourth of July symbols of freedom • American Bald Eagle stands before the flag … More Honor

Independence

“The opportunity to step away from everything and take a break is something that shouldn’t be squandered.” — Harper Reed going it alone ignoring other’s guidance staying true to self *   *   * Mama swan ponders what to do about egg that got away from nest • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Independence” haiku poem … More Independence

Confidence

“Until you stand on your own two feet and take responsibility for your own life, you will never truly know how strong you really are.” — Nishan Panwar “Only you can hold yourself back, only you can stand in your own way. Only you can help yourself.” — Mikhail Strabo *   *   * … More Confidence

Stars, Stripes and Firefighters

This iconic Stars and Stripes symbol of our country’s independence was seen in Hyannis, Massachusetts, at the annual classic car show on Father’s Day. Today, as the entire nation mourns the loss of the nineteen ‘Granite Mountain Hotshots’ killed Sunday in Arizona’s Yarnell Hill wildfire, the poignancy–and heart wrenching irony–of the nation’s flag of freedom flying at the sky-end of a fire … More Stars, Stripes and Firefighters