God keep us safe

Betsy Ross

So thankful am I for the freedoms I share without any suffering, thinking or care

I go along living and laughing each day, forgetting the price those before me did pay

but just as my dear Father taught me to pray, he taught me to stop and remember this day

the family would gather to fish, cook and play, ice cream and watermelon, feasts of the day

my Father has passed to the next phase of life and so has my Mother, his partner, his wife

fondly I long for those days of the past and wish that my childhood forever did last

but now I have others that I must inspire to wave the flag proudly and pray for world peace

May God keep us safe from the enemy's fire

May God bless our troops - and bring them home please.

God bless America!


  1. Happy Independence Day Sandra. Yes, we must always count our blessings and be thankful for all the good things God has given us. Thanks for the post. God bless.


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