Freedom


Give thanks to the Lord!
As we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday this week, the praise song “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)” seems especially appropriate. Don’t worry, I’m not going to try listing that many blessings. But given enough time and patience, I’m sure I could come up with more than 10,000 reasons I am thankful […]

10,000 Reasons to Be Thankful


freedom
This week in America, we will celebrate our freedom. There’ll be fireworks, parades, flag-waving, patriotic music, and cookouts. No doubt,┬áthere will also be demonstrations, protests, and division. Because of our Constitution, we have the freedom to express our opinions and to voice our objections when we disagree with governmental policies […]

Freedom of Two Kinds



Freedom
As Americans, we take our freedom for granted. Independence Day, the 4th of July, is one day when we can remember the hard-fought Revolutionary War that eventually won that independence from Britain. But now, nearly two and a half centuries later, the holiday is more about cookouts, boating, and fireworks. […]

Forever Free


Happy Presidents' Day
Today is Presidents’ Day. So what? I remember when Washington’s Birthday and Lincoln’s Birthday were celebrated on different days. I was still in school then, before the Federal government combined the holidays and moved it to the third Monday in February. While several states still have individual holidays honoring the […]

Why Celebrate Presidents’ Day?