Sunday, July 5, 2009

Freedom

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I have big plans for this life.
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I envision waking up to continual joy (after coffee of course), laughing through tears with friends, and wishing on falling stars… as often as possible. I plan on celebrating every possible holiday to the max and possibly inventing a few extras ---because couldn’t we all just use a little more cake…and barbecue? I definitely see captivating excursions and endless adventures in my future- some that even happen within our own backyard. And I aspire for all the peace a body can hold.
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I plan to always embody a childlike awe of the world…

Continually wrap myself in loving friendship…

And face my fears head on…
This holiday as I welcome my brother home from overseas, celebrate my cousin’s wedding to a fellow WestPoint officer and talk to my child’s godfather as he prepares for deployment again… I am humbled.
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I have big plans for this life…
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Which I am only able to have because of the amazing men and women that risk their life daily so that I can maintain the security to dream.
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I am humbled. I am grateful. I am proud.
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Let Freedom Ring.

4 comments:

Carole said...

you're such a good writer, Julie. Thanks:)

Angela said...

Ummm...I think it's funny that you wrote that we all could use a little more cake because YOU don't even like cake!!!!!

The May Family said...

Heheheh. true angela. I am just looking out for the rest of the world. When I say cake to me it translates into cobbler or cupcake with little frosting... :)

Angela said...

Ahhh...Thanks for clearing that up :)