I FLY THE F LAG
I fly the flag because I know even though I am no t always proud of my country, I am still proud t o be in this country
I fly the flag in times of sorrow because it is a reassurance that everything will be alright
I fly the flag during parades out of respect out of everyone who marches
I fly the flag every time someone in the service gives his or her life so I can live mine
I fly the flag out of respect for the military police, fire, medical and other emergency workers who protect me and people I love
I fly the flag to remind myself no matter what comes my way I am blessed to have so many wonderful people who care about me
I fly the flag because I pray every day those leading our nation find a way to make the country great for everyone.
I fly the flag as a symbol of hope and a promise to never lose hope even in the darkest of times
I fly the flag the red represents the blood that was spilled defending this country, the white represents the innocence, the blue represents we are all under one sky and in this together
The shooting in Virginia is on every body's mind and our thoughts and prayers are with the victims. Every time a tragedy like this happens, people are always preaching how we need to put aside our differences and focus on things that unite us as a country. Personally I can't think of a better thing to unite us than Old Glory. In times of doubt it's comforting to turn to something that should makes us all proud.