“And carry a big stick”
On my walk today I met a gentleman who, in actuality, was walking with a big stick.
As we passed by one another and nodded a greeting, I spoke the quote to him and he smiled. “ Teddy Roosevelt” he said.
“ Oh, I thought it was Snoopy!” I said laughing.
When I got home a Google search proved the stick walker was right!
Guess I got my history lesson for the day!
Plus, a poem inspiration. 😊
And lavender’s fragrance
Taking me back to summer days
Rolling thunder threatens
I seek safety in the One who’s
Coming someone’s way
What can I say, but sigh and pray
Light up the horizon
And set nighttime heavens soundlessly
(As our neighborhood and city was putting on a very noisey fireworks display, God entered with the most beautiful brilliant sunset that awed many)
Freedom in each
Wave, thanks to the brave.
Honoring our red white and blue,
Tall, held up by
The Everlasting Arms of
The Eternal God, Whom is my refuge
The eternal God is your refuge,
And underneath are the everlasting arms;