Our Flag and What it Means

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Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain (now officially known as the United Kingdom). Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the National Day of the United States.   credit
During theAmerican Revolution, the legal separation of the Thirteen Colonies from Great Britain occurred on July 2, 1776, when the Second Continental Congressvoted to approve a resolution of independence that had been proposed in June by Richard Henry Lee of Vir…

Vacation 2011

photo property of Hibiscus House

A picture is worth a thousand words.
Sometimes if you stop long enough to see the beauty.
God has given us such an amazingly beautiful place to live, and enjoy if we only take the time. 


photo property of Hibiscus House

Psalms 46:10
"Be still, and know that I am God;  I will be exalted among the nations,
I will be exalted in the earth."


Until next time,




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Comments

  1. Beautiful pictures!! The ocean is so relaxing and calm, love it at night too.

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