Tuesday, July 10, 2012

I Am Grateful

I am grateful that we sing the "National Anthem" at every sports event.
I am grateful that we display the American flag on pertinent holidays.
I am grateful that I am able to recite the Pledge of Alligiance from memory.
 I am grateful and honored to shed a tear at the majestic strains of "America the Beautiful."
And I am grateful that we teach our children what it means to be patriotic. 


Linking to Kim Klassen's Texture Tuesday.....

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Until next time.....

11 comments:

  1. Such good thoughts, Deanna, along with a beauty! That texture sets it off perfectly!

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  2. Sweet picture! I'm glad too. We still do it here in our county, though I think it's thought to be passe in much of the country.

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  3. Your sentiment in this post is as beautiful as your image!

    Peace!

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  4. What a natural photogenicity in this lovely shot.

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  5. what a NATURAL cutie pie!!!

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  6. What a beautiful post, Deanna!

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  7. Beautiful shot and texture and I love what you wrote.

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  8. What a sweet photo! Deanna, you are missing your calling as a portrait photographer. I'd give anything to be able to do portraits.

    At my dad's football game Saturday night I was pleasantly surprised to hear over the loudspeaker that there would be a time of prayer and then the pledge before the game. I'm proud, happy, and grateful to live in an area of the country that hasn't completely removed God from everything.

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  9. Lovely portrait and your words are heartening.

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  10. Lovely words and a lovely photo.

    I never think of putting textures on a portrait. You did a wonderful job.

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