"Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord..." Psalm 33:12
I don't have a Bucket List, but I do have a list of dreams. One of them came true several years ago when I was asked to sing the National Anthem at the Permian Basin Fire Convention. (I almost got to sing at a Maverick's game once, but that's another story, and I'm a SPURS fan anyway, lol.)
It was a tremendous honor to sing The Star Spangled Banner. Normally, only the first verse of Francis Scott Key's masterpiece (which is a bear to sing by the way) is performed at
Between their loved home and the war's desolation!
Blest with victory and peace, may the heav'n-rescued land
Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation!
Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just,
And this be our motto: "In God is our trust"
And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave
O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave!
I do believe that the success and freedom of our nation will be determined by God, and the extent upon which we trust Him. I'm not going
For the record, I will always stand with Israel, pray for the peace of Jerusalem, and pray that the United States will always support Israel.