“I have read that… If you have never experienced the danger of battle, the loneliness of imprisonment, the agony of torture, or the pangs of starvation, you are ahead of 500 million other people in the world. If you can attend worship services at church without the fear of harassment, arrest, torture, or death, you are more blessed then three billion people in the world.” Kay Warren
That quote helps to express why I’ve said for years that if you cut me I bleed red, white and blue. Today as I live in a foreign land with significantly less freedoms than the one I call home, that quote is even more true.
I simply love America! ~No I’m not proud of every part of our history, but oh how I believe in our vision: We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men were created equal, they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness!
I’m an American because my ancestors heard that vision from across the ocean, because they could imagine it, because they could feel it, because it felt like the very best possible gift they could give it to their children and grandchildren, because they took a giant leap of faith and left everything to move to the land of the free. Continue Reading…