About two months ago, my mom and I went on vacation to Williamsburg, Virginia, and specifically to Colonial Williamsburg to live, once again, of the history of the Revolutionary War. Both of us have been to this area before, but we are always struck by the realization that all of us, America, is truly free.
As we walked on Duke of Gloucester and interacted with people (who were wearing colonial costumes,) we were conversing about issues of liberty, responsibility and happiness, we were ignited by a flurry of activity coming forward. It seemed that there was a decree going to be in cred and we were invited.
The middle-aged gentlemen, (all dressed up and very fancy clothes for this time, 239 years ago,) was reading a document that was so important and crucial, that I was mesmerize. It was so meaningful and proud that I was bursting with energy and enthusiasm. The document: the Declaration of Independence.
As we begin our barbecues, fireworks and the celebration, I urge you to look at the Declaration of Independence, even for five minutes, and read the powerful words and like it was new, once again: click here…
I think you will agree, this is a great day to be an American!