a few thoughts on…the red white and blue

Red. White. Blue. Red– for the passion that spurred the vision for men and women to  start a country where “all men are created equal”, for the blood that was spilled in the past, the blood being spilled now, and the blood to be spilled in the future for the truth that freedom comes with a cost, and we are so blessed to have those who are willing to fight for freedom. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that allRead more

another

She had barely closed the door when I heard “Mom?” She wanted to know if I was home… …and I called back a greeting to my girl. She came up the stairs telling me about the last few days and proceeded to talk until she looked at my face. And then she saw it. “Mom” (she said it with 2 syllables)….”what’s wrong?!” I had heard news of a great loss of a friend from years gone by. Her 17 yearRead more

To Dance

  His mom is beautiful.  And the beauty on the outside is only surpassed by the inside.  She’s compassionate. Fun. Artistic and creative. I remember her as one who loves well and laughs easily. She loves to dance. Actually teaches dance and is still in an adult community ballet as far as I know. Years ago, as our trio sang, she danced during one of my favorite songs and did a beautiful job of bringing the words to life inRead more