Heart of Dakota Tidbit:
We are blessed to live in America!
With the 4th of July fast approaching, we’d like to reflect on how very blessed we are to be living in this wonderful country! Throughout his entire political career, Ronald Reagan had a consistent message about our country – that America was a “shining city on a hill”. Let’s celebrate our great nation this week and keep this vision in our hearts.
June 1952 — From a commencement address at Williams Woods College, one of the oldest surviving speeches of Reagan’s:
“I, in my own mind, have always thought of America as a place in the divine scheme of things that was set aside as a promised land. It was set here and the price of admission was very simple: the means of selection was very simple as to how this land should be populated. Any place in the world and any person from those places; any person with the courage, with the desire to tear up their roots, to strive for freedom, to attempt and dare to live in a strange and foreign place, to travel halfway across the world was welcome here.”
Have a great weekend! 😀