Sunday, May 25, 2008

Sunday Post, Memorial Day

This time I am going to be a day ahead instead of behind and post for Memorial Day today.
I had to pick what to post since I get a lot of great patriotic e-mails from my Grandpa (who is a veteran himself).
I am going with simplicity.
Chances are you have seen this before, but it is true everytime.

It is the VETERAN, not the preacher,

who has given us freedom of religion.

It is the VETERAN, not the reporter,

who has given us freedom of the press.

It is the VETERAN, not the poet,

who has given us freedom of speech.

It is the VETERAN, not the campus organizer,

who has given us freedom to assemble.

It is the VETERAN, not the lawyer,

who has given us the right to a fair trial.

It is the VETERAN, not the politician,

Who has given us the right to vote.

A lot of people trash our government, but have never lived in communism or under tyranny.

People complain about taxes, but drive on the roads their taxes pay for.

They protest wars, but don't take thought for their freedom of speech that allows them to protest.

They outrage about the economy, but buy products made overseas.

They denounce the president, but have never had to pay homage to a king or emperor.

I love my country.

I love the USA.

I thank God I was born here and have the freedoms, privileges and opportunities I have.

I thank the Veterans, who have fought, served, and been buried under our flag, for preserving my quality of life.

GOD bless the USA!

american flag

2 comments:

Pikes Pickles said...

Amazing- I love, love , love that picture at teh top. You always have a way with words - thanks for sharing.

Della Hill said...

Pike-
Thank you.
It's good to see you again.
I missed you the last few days.
-Della