Commentary

April 27, 2012

Chaplain thoughts April 27, 2012

Courtesy of Chaplain (Lt. Col.)
Theodore Wilson, 56th Fighter Wing Chapel
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“And to the same Divine Author of every good and perfect gift, we are indebted for all those privileges and advantages, religious as well as civil, which are so richly enjoyed in this favored land.”                                                                                                  ~ James Madison


You will not get much of an argument when you hear people say that America is a blessed nation. From natural resources to natural beauty, this is indeed a blessed land in which we live; even more so now than our fourth president could ever have imagined. Unfortunately, his feeling of “indebtedness” to our Creator is held by so few in the present. Should we as a society, as a nation, as individuals, not be even more indebted today? “Yes!” I say. The words to America the beautiful should resound within our being that truly, “God shed His grace on thee.” Whether it be our religious or civil liberties, God has shown favor upon this land and we should not lose sight of that.

Blessings from Above …




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