There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t miss you! Certain triggers make me think of and miss you even more.
Passing a thrift store. Walking on the track or treadmill on a Saturday morning. Drinking a strawberry shake.
I understand you had to leave. I understand that it was time. I understand that you are no longer in pain.
But I still miss you so.
You told me I was ‘too perky’. You listened to my rants. You listened to my heart. You were my friend and my sister.
Lord, how I miss you.
One day I will see you again. I will hug you. I will praise our Lord with you. Then I will no longer miss you.
For Purple mountain majesties,
above the fruited plain.
America…America – God shed His grace on thee.
And crown thy good with brotherhood from sea to shining sea.
The minute I saw the word ‘purple’ there were two thoughts in my head. The above and then ‘purple people eater’. Don’t ask me why, I don’t know. But the song ‘America’ just really stayed with me.
I remember singing this when I was a kid in school. Not something they do now a days, I guess.
God has blessed America even if most of America won’t acknowledge that fact. There is no place like it on earth.
No we don’t have everything together. There are still things that need to be changed. But you won’t find any place in this world like her. She is the greatest nation. She is blessed.
On an aside – 5 minutes goes by really fast when you’re not thinking about it! ☺