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Sunday
Jun302013

Blessed to Be an American!

America is filled with beautiful lands, wonderful people, diverse cultures, and so many opportunities. I so hope that as Americans we can keep the strength and moral compass that our fore fathers had when starting this nation.  I hadn’t read the Declaration of independence in quite some time and thought I would quote from it with some pretty home inspired pictures of course!

When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

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That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, --That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. 

Never Ending Memories Photography

To read the rest of The Declaration Of Independence go here. I do hope that our politicians, the court systems, and the people can hold on to good common scene, the basic logic of right and wrong, and put others ahead of their own personal gain to keep America as I for fathers had fought for it to be.

 

Let's Celebrate!!! --- Start the day off with a fun breakfast for the kids!!!

Money Saving Mom

Pack a Picnic Lunch!!!

Stone Gable Blog

Stone Gable Blog

left: Nights In ; Right: Good Housekeeping

Add some Red, White & Blue to your home!!!

left: via Country Living, Center:Junk Yard Market, stairs: That's My Letter 

Dress for Dinner!!!

Fabulous Mag

My World

Free People

Go Watch Fireworks!!!

And .....give thanks for all our soldiers past and present who have fought so hard protect our great country.

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Happy Fourth of July!!!I hope everyone has such a wonderful day with family and friends.  Off to Dallas to move my son into his new place!!!To keep updated on Segreto's projects like us on Facebook--we post about three new projects a week.  Click here to like the page. Till next week!  xo  Leslie

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Reader Comments (4)

Great post, Leslie! You have certainly inspired me to be more patriotic this year!
Happy 4th!

xo
Mimi

July 1, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMimi

Very Nice post!

July 1, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterGina Diamond

Such a beautiful post Leslie, that little marine above is adorable. The Fourth of July is also the husbands birthday and we're having a party! Don't work to hard and have a wonderful holiday!

XXX
Debra~

July 1, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAcquired Objects

I really enjoyed viewing all the photos posted on your blog site. All are certainly 4th of July inpsired. It really made my heart pound with delight while looking at the sandwich, the cute little dude soldier and of course awesome table setting! They’re all perfect for the occasion! Happy 4th of July!

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