Rant on the Red, White, and Blue

Have you seen the news? I am appalled--but not surprised. Mostly, my heart is breaking. Allow me the luxury of a rant . . . I wrote the following post a week before the tragedy and failure of our nation's elite leadership, on July 5th. On that day these "elected" individuals publicly exposed what reasonable, God-fearing, right-thinking people have … [Read more...]

Tea for the 4th!

John Adams was one of the most brilliant minds America has ever produced.  At his doorstep - as with many other notables of his generation - is laid the laurels for their vision, drive, and sacrifice in the founding of our nation.  I love this particular quote of his as it seems almost prophetic in nature, describing the traditional Fourth of … [Read more...]

Celebrating the 4th! His Story Speaks for Itself!

I fancy myself a writer.  Often, however, I concede that I am a mere wanna-be.  For when it comes to sharing in words my heart for our nation's acknowledged anniversary, the 4th of July, I am a poor scribe.  Trying to sound eloquent in the company of Jefferson's, Adam's, and Hancock's - just the tip of the iceberg of the most articulate generation … [Read more...]