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Is money the root of all evil?

Is money the root of all evil?

There is a push in this country to stake claim on the wealth of some in order to “spread it around” to others. There’s talk of the rich needing to pay their “fair share.” There’s distorted information about how some of the wealthiest Americans obtain and shelter their income. Some say that money is the root … Continue reading

Let Freedom Ring: GAP – Day 227

Let Freedom Ring: GAP – Day 227

  It’s Independence Day in America. For 237 years, we have enjoyed the bravery of our Founding Fathers, as well as the men and women who have gave their lives to protect and defend this greatest of all Nations. None of this would have been possible if not for the Declaration of Independence, and the … Continue reading

Duty: GAP- Day 181

Duty: GAP- Day 181

Today’s GAP post is for gratitude. Ever since we heard Keni Thomas speak last weekend, our boys have wanted to see the movie Black Hawk Down. Tonight, we ordered pizza and found it on Netflix. I saw the movie when it came out in 2001. I remember the battle from 1993. I had forgotten how … Continue reading

Left and Right: GAP – Day 177

Left and Right: GAP – Day 177

Today’s GAP post is for gratitude. “You can try to take care of yourself, but isn’t it better to have someone on your left and right?” – Keni Thomas Along with about 5,000 or so other people, I had the distinct pleasure of hearing Keni Thomas speak in person as a part of the Rest of … Continue reading

Don’t Tread on Me: GAP – Day 54

Don’t Tread on Me: GAP – Day 54

Today’s GAP post is for attitude. I’m not going to try not to make this post a rant… forgive me in advance if it becomes one. I have to admit that I am struggling with the current debate and actions of people and government over gun control. For the life of me, I cannot understand … Continue reading

Military honor: GAP – Day 40

Military honor: GAP – Day 40

Today’s GAP post is for gratitude. While hiking today near the Anza-Borrego State Park, we spotted two military choppers flying low altitude maneuvers through the canyon. We were off the main path by about a mile, but it was neat to watch them fly in and then watch them disappear around the canyon walls. Later, … Continue reading

These are the times….

“These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with … Continue reading