I post here as both an American and an Orthodox Christian. I’ve read a number of posts today from other Christians who claim they are unable, or less than enthusiastic about our patriotic celebration. They cite the deteriorating values of our modern society. Let me say that I am a Christian first and American second: God, family, then country.
I join my brothers in my dismay for modernism and the “anything goes” attitude of modern society. I grieve for the state of our primary school system. I think separation of powers isn’t operating the way I feel it should according to our Constitution. States have less teeth than they did two hundred years ago. This list could continue for some time.
I am not a historian, but I enjoy our country’s history. I like reading biographies of our founding fathers. I am currently reading an excellent biography of George Washington…
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