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Not proud of who we are, but proud of all we are not; being thankful that only by grace of God were we born in such a wonderful country ...
And so it is that American flag, and all it represents, thereby, brings tears to our eyes and humbles our hearts to worship.
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Defend poor and fatherless: do justice to afflicted and needy. Deliver poor and needy: rid them out of hand of wicked.
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© 2004 by Joyce C. Lock http://www.theeaglesgarden.com/ This writing, as well as all of Joyce C. Lock's writings, may be individually used, in their entirety, with credits in tact; for non-profit ministering purposes.
Proud to be an American and Even more Proud to be a Christian
Joyce C. Lock is a published author, poet, and columnist. In addition, she founded and maintains the e-mail ministries "Heavenly Inspirations" http://our.homewithgod.com/heavenlyinspirations/ and "Share a Smile" http://groups.yahoo.com/group/smilesharing/ . Joyce's writings encourage us in our relationship with God and each other.