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if we pledge allegiance
to this tri-colored fabric
and all for which it stands
then we need to acknowledge
that the truth of our words… 82 more words


A Pledge of Allegiance

When is it okay to take a life? It is a question debated for and protested against across the ages.  Can it ever be “okay”?  Men and women go to war knowing they’ve signed up to kill the “enemy.”  Folks defend the right to hunt. 907 more words

My 4th of July thoughts...

I was teaching kindergarten at the time when a student, just shy of five, refused the Pledge of Allegiance. I respected his reasons although I didn’t ask, until there was time. 210 more words

Captured Moments

The Pledge, The Whole Pledge, And Nothing But The Pledge

The Fourth of July is a time to reflect on our country.

I am grateful to be a citizen of this great nation.

Regardless of our differences. 135 more words

Practice Gratitude

I Pledge Allegiance

Romans 13:1-10 NRSV

On the day after our country’s 239th birthday, and in light of the recent events that have gripped our nation, I want to add my voice to the voices of preachers across our land who are faithfully proclaiming, even in the face of persecution, that the United States of America is in deep spiritual trouble. 1,775 more words

Sermons Non-Lectionary

Happy Independence Day

I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.   1,015 more words

Independence Day

Happy Birthday America!

So you know how one thing leads to another… Yesterday I passed by a church with the full Pledge of Allegiance on it’s changeable sign, which reminded me of a couple of posts I made in the past about the history of the pledge. 342 more words