|Posted by Whitney on August 6, 2012 at 3:25 PM||comments (5)|
One year ago today, a Chinook crash took the lives of 30 American patriots, 22 of them Navy SEAL's - many of whom were part of the inspiring Seal Team Six that bravely raided Bin Laden's compound and ended his life and reign of terror (you know, that major world event that Obama took credit for but was really the product of the might, blood, sweat, and tears of our American military).
I am so thankful for these men who valiantly served their country. When tragic events occu...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Whitney on June 14, 2012 at 9:20 AM||comments (0)|
Our flag stands as a symbol of hope in crisis, of pride in success, of valor in battle, of freedom in the face of tyranny, and of comfort in grief. Wear and wave yours proudly, today and every day! This is one of my favorite poems about the flag.
RAGGED OLD FLAG - Johnny Cash
I walked through a county courthouse square,
On a park...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Whitney on May 28, 2012 at 9:05 AM||comments (1)|
"We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude." -Cynthia Ozick
How do you express your gratitude? Is it with a note? A hug? Uttering the words "thank you" with a smile? Are we fully able, as a society, to express gratitude in the sincerest of ways? I often wonder if the people I am most thankful for truly understand the level of gratitu...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Whitney on May 17, 2012 at 4:35 PM||comments (0)|
For today's post, short and sweet, I ask you to visit the Wounded Warrior Project .... listen to their stories ... and join me in donating. The purpose of the Wounded Warrior Project is:
- To raise awareness and enlist the public's aid for the needs of injured service members.
- To help injured service members aid and assist each other.
- To provide unique, direct programs and services to meet ...
|Posted by Whitney on March 22, 2012 at 9:15 PM||comments (1)|
He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has." - Epictetus
Why did I select Thankful Thursday as a weekly topic for my blog? Gratitude is a gift.
My parents did an amazing job providing me with a childhood that allowed me to enjoy life but also be extremely grateful for the little things. We didn't have a lot growing up - my father was in the Air Force and we had enough to live happily as ...Read Full Post »