Memorial for Decency
Make America Great … Again?
It can be… But it will take all of us, and involve some serious changes.
I’m not taking about government, parties, economy, jobs or health care.
I’m taking about us. Changing.
With the rise of insults, violence, anger, finger pointing, praise of bullies, fakes and con-men, we’ve all gone down the wrong path. A dangerous path.
According to Wikipedia:
Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces.
This Memorial Day, I’m remembering what America had, and can have again…
(here’s the list, in alphabetic order: Beauty of Spirit, Caring, Civic Pride, Civility, Class, Common Sense, Community, Courtesy, Curiosity, Decency, Dignity, Honor, Humility, Innovation, Kindness, Knowledge, Love, Loyalty, Morals, Personal Responsibility, Pride in one’s work, Respect, Sense of Duty, Thriftiness, Truth)
Perhaps we all just need to follow the example of the Boy Scout Law: A Scout is Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent.
… And if you find yourself blaming others, try reaching out to them instead.
Together, regardless of who’s in power, We The People are the only ones who can Make America Great.
All content written and voiced by Joe J Thomas online at: JoeActor.com