Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The Shot Heard 'Round the World

Happy Shot-Heard-'Round-The-World Day!

"Stand your ground, men!  Don't fire unless fired upon!  But, if they mean to have a war, let it begin here!" ~Captain John Parker, Lexington Battle Green

All the things that occurred that day -- 
the desperate ride of various Patriots stirring the heroes of the countryside,
the escape of Samuel Adams and John Hancock,

A new nation was birthed this day through the conviction, courage, and blood of people like you and me who were passionate for real freedom and fed up with tyranny.

Do you know that one wounded Patriot dragged himself to his own doorstep and died in the arms of his wife?
"Posterity, you will never know what it cost my generation to preserve your freedom.
I hope you make good use of it."
~John Quincy Adams

77 Patriots versus 700 redcoats.
"One man with courage is a majority." ~Thomas Jefferson
"If God be for us, who can be against us?" ~The Apostle Paul, Romans 8:31

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