God Bless America … Let Freedom Reign!

Freedom wall in Murrieta, California

Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD,
the people whom He has chosen as His heritage! Psalm 33:12

The United States of America was bought with the blood of our colonial soldiers and the protection of God Almighty, and it is preserved by the blood of our American men and women soldiers and the prayers of Christians. Freedom is hard won.

Thank you to our military members, veterans, and their families for the sacrifices that they have made, both apparent and those that are unspoken.

Thank you to our Father in heaven. Oh, LORD, You promised that if Your people who are called by Your name will humble ourselves, pray and seek Your face, and turn from our wicked ways, You will hear, forgive, and heal our land. LORD, hear, forgive, and heal our land; return America to You.

Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.
2 Corinthians 3:17

Let freedom reign!

 

God Will Increase Your Influence

“Oh that You would bless me indeed and enlarge my border, and that Your hand might be with me, and that You would keep me from harm that it may not pain me!” And God granted him what he requested. 1 Chronicles 4:10

Root-bound.

I recently repotted my mint and basil. The herbs just weren’t looking right. The mint was tough and getting brown, and the basil wasn’t growing as rapidly as it usually does.

Tangled roots dug deep into the soil through the holes in the pot. I cut the roots at the bottom of the pot, so that I could pull the herbs from the pot.  The roots encased the soil, keeping the shape of the pot when I pulled them out of the pot. I sliced the roots, poured new soil into the pot, placed the trimmed basil in the pot, watered it and trusted that it would thrive.

It is.

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Memorial Day … A reminder of America’s values

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“We do not know one promise these men made, one pledge they gave, one word they spoke; but we do know they summed up and perfected, by one supreme act, the highest virtues of men and citizens. For love of country they accepted death, and thus resolved all doubts, and made immortal their patriotism and their virtue.”

James A. Garfield
May 30, 1868 Arlington National Cemetery

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