Saturday, July 3, 2010

America, The Beautiful

America - Fields of Grain

O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain,
For purple mountain majesties
Above the fruited plain!
America! America!
God shed His grace on thee,
And crown thy good with brotherhood
From sea to shining sea!

America - Covered Wagons O beautiful for pilgrim feet,
Whose stern impassion'd stress
A thoroughfare for freedom beat
Across the wilderness!
America! America!
God mend thine ev'ry flaw,
Confirm thy soul in self-control,
Thy liberty in law!
America - Patriot O beautiful for heroes proved in liberating strife,
Who more than self their country loved,
And mercy more than life!
America! America!
May God thy gold refine
Till all success be nobleness,
And ev'ry gain divine!

America - Shining Sea O Beautiful for patriot dream
That sees beyond the years
Thine alabaster cities gleam,
Undimmed by human tears!
America! America!
God shed His grace on thee,
And crown thy good with brotherhood
From sea to shining sea!
America - FlagMay God Bless America!

Happy Fourth of July to each of you, my friends.



Song: ‘America, The Beautiful’
Words by: Katharine Lee Bates
Music by: Samuel Ward

7 comments:

  1. Adrienne, I LOVE IT! All the words to "America the Beautiful" They are what our founding fathers intended. And such beautiful photos too! Have a wonderful and safe Independance Day!
    xoxo
    Marilyn

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  2. Love those pictures Adrienne!!

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  3. What a beautiful post Adrienne! Simply beautiful.
    Hugs,
    Penny

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  4. Oh, my sweet sister friend...this is an amazing post. I love it. So pretty.
    xo bj

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  5. We do live in the most amazingly beautiful place don't we? We are blessed beyond belief and it is good to take time and think about that. Hope your 4th was wonderful friend:>)

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  6. It's me....just wanted to let you know that I am having a giveaway....come visit...
    Penny

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