Sunday, May 29, 2011

stars and stripes forever


Happy Memorial Day!


I couldn’t help but think of this verse when I was working on my Scripture & a Snapshot contribution for the week. I mean, what’s more joyful than violets? And yet what could be harder than growing out of a vertical brick surface?! Talk about being between a rock and a hard place. These flowers must have patience up a storm. I could learn something from them.

I made a trip to the cemetery in town to see the amazing annual array of flags, always erected on Memorial Day weekend to honor our veterans. I always feel like someone should be singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” when I see them. (I solve that by singing it to myself.)

(In the background above: Goldendale’s grain towers.)


God bless America!

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  1. Beautiful post!!! love the text on the first shot. beautiful shot as well.

  2. Wow...those are some amazing shots! Remembering all those who have died for our freedom.

    Great verse too.

    Have a blessed day♥

  3. Wonderful post! Lovely photos! Love the violets and the verse--perfect match and so beautiful!

  4. Beautiful beautiful beautiful....!



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