Tag Archives: independence day

Happy Birthday, America

This week’s topic is one I came up with. Since the Independence Day holiday falls during this week, I thought I’d focus on our nation. And an important part of who we are is knowing where we’ve been. So I … Continue reading

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Freedom and Independence

Honoring the Greatest Generation By Jeff Salter Today is a day we set aside for remembering that fateful day in 1776 when our Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence and formally split the new nation America from the rule … Continue reading

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“I’ve been looking for Freedom”

“Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.” ―    Mahatma Gandhi Independence Day in the USA this week and the theme here on 4F1H is “Your thoughts about living in a free nation” … Continue reading

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Now, It’s ‘Independence Day’ To Me

To be honest, I never felt terribly patriotic growing up, but OH! how we did do up the Fourth of July with fireworks! We bought them early and we bought a lot of mostly small ones, but they lasted through … Continue reading

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The Freedom To…

With Independence Day on Monday, it should be a time for Americans to evaluate what freedom is, to be thankful for it, to honor those who strive to give it to us. I believe Americans tend to take Independence Day … Continue reading

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