Yesterday afternoon I saw a bumper sticker with the slogan: "Freedom Isn’t Free."
No matter how often I’ve seen the phrase, or how many times I’ve heard is spoken, it always has the same effect on me: straightaway my thoughts go out to all of the men and women of our military who are currently serving in Afghanistan, Iraq and other places throughout the world. My thoughts also go out to all of our nation’s veterans, who by their service and sacrifices, and many at the cost of their lives, have given us that freedom.
But, my thoughts also go out to the 500,000+ American Veterans who are homeless. (more…)