America

Lincoln Speaks To America

Dollar, dime and half dollar

-- By Hong Min Zou*

IN GOD WE TRUST

     My fellow countrymen, what has happened to our great nation since my death? My heart is heavy over what I see. What has happened to the presence of God, to the sanctity of life, the family, equality of man, the values that our fellow countrymen died for so gloriously on the field of battle?

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Thanksgiving Prayer

Thanksgiving Cornucopia


-- By J. E. Rankin

We come, O Lord, these Autumn days,
With hymns of gratitude and praise.
Harvest of gold the plains adorn,
Rich fruits roll forth from Plenty’s horn;
Thou givest treasures from the rocks;
The little hills are clothed with flocks;
The seas are with their burden white,
And new Thy mercies day and night.

For changing seasons as they go,
For Autumn leaf, for Winter’s snow,
For the green verdure of the Spring,
For life in plant and life on wing,

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A Different Christmas Poem

Soldier in the snow

The embers glowed softly, and in their dim light,
I gazed round the room and I cherished the sight.
My wife was asleep, her head on my chest,
My daughter beside me, angelic in rest.
Outside the snow fell, a blanket of white,
Transforming the yard to a winter delight.
The sparkling lights in the tree I believe,
Completed the magic that was Christmas Eve.
My eyelids were heavy, my breathing was deep,
Secure and surrounded by love I would sleep.
In perfect contentment, or so it would seem,

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Keep America Working

Steel girders behind American Flag

BUY AMERICAN PRODUCTS... SAVE MONEY AND JOBS!!!
 
In our current economic situation, every little thing we buy or do affects someone else - even their job. After reading this, I think this woman is on the right track. I know I will accept her challenge! See if you don't feel the same way!
 
My grandson likes Hershey's candy. I noticed, though, that it is marked made in Mexico now. I do not buy it any more.

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