Jul 4, 2013

Fourth of July Lessons Lived and Learned

 July 4th Welcome

Happy Birthday, America!

May everyone have a safe and blessed holiday celebration.
May we remember today and always that this country is

Many years back I was with a group of Parisians enjoying a lovely dinner in a wonderful restaurant in Paris.
The topic turned to the 'Etats-Unis'
(U.S.) and the negative remarks of my French dinner guests seemed endless. I did my best to 'represent' my country, but was feeling isolated in my attempts.

My dinner partner, a charming cousin of my host, leaned over and said to me,
"Don't fret about our comments.
Secretly, we would all give an eye to carry an American passport."

A lesson lived and learned.

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