Thursday, July 4, 2013

Independence Day, The Fourth of July, July 4th, Freedom! God Bless America!


Independence Day, The Fourth of July, July 4th  Whatever you call it, it's the symbol of American freedom.   That freedom has been paid for by the generations of Americans who have fought for it.  It's being threatened from within in a way that it's never been threatened before.  Our freedom is from God, but I encourage you to pray and fight for it in whatever ways God guides you.  We can all do something. 


To celebrate the 4th, we're going to have a barbeque, swim in our creek, and then go into town for the fireworks display.   My husband invited the interns who are serving at our church as a part of our continued Joplin Tornado rebuilding efforts. Hope 4 Joplin is still helping to repair and rebuild homes as well as providing food and supplies to those hardest hit by the tornado, the poor and needy.  If you want to be a part of that, leave me a note in the comments, and I'll write to you.

Here are some of my thoughts and memories of Independence Days past.

Independence Day Memories
Drip Drip Drip Boom!
Remembering Respect

Have a happy Independence Day, please pray for our country!

MAY GOD BLESS AMERICA!

Laura
Thanking God for my freedom
Praying for our Country 

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4 comments:

  1. Land of the free, AMEN!!! Have a nice time!

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  2. We had a great time. Hope you did too!

    Blessings to you,
    Laura

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  3. Hello Laura, I agree with you that we must all do something! I do not want to the generation that allowed our freedoms to slip away while we are sleeping. I loved the picture, wonder how many ladies would be willing to sew upon that symbol of freedom now days? I am starting to think more than I first thought.
    Arise and Shine
    Blessings, Roxy

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  4. Hi Roxy,
    It's hard to say. People have changed, but I hope most of us are still patriotic.

    God bless!
    Laura

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