I started writing this post about another friend’s social media post about not celebrating freedom as long as we are keeping children in cages, but I can’t really do that. I’m not inclined to be overly political here, and I am certainly not informed enough to espouse wisdom on any of this. Our country is far from perfect. I am wildly grateful for the many freedoms afforded me here. It is challenging in our current political environment to feel ok about the direction the country is headed. I don’t need perfection, but progress is essential, and it’s hard to have faith that that’s happening. But, I am hoping that seeing the flip side of the coin of progress will continue to persuade us to action for betterment.
It was a wonderful day with my side of the family from 11:30-5:20 and my wife’s family from 6-10:00. There’s a lot of love there, and a nearly spotless record of drama… for this, I am grateful.
Happy 4th, y’all… I hope that you appreciate the freedom.