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

Be Strong

“You’ve got to stay strong to be strong in tough times.” — Tilman J. Fertitta close eyes to rain’s tears stand strong in fiercest of winds sun’s cheer will break through *   *   * Symbol of Strength ~ Bald Eagle, with its characteristic white head, represents strength and liberty for the United States • Photo … More Be Strong

At Rest

“Honoring the sacrifices many have made for our country in the name of freedom and democracy is the very foundation of Veterans Day.” — Charles B. Rangel “All of these things about America—the independent spirit; freedom and liberty to think, express, and act; the promise of the potential for prosperity—have all been delivered to American … More At Rest

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