Friends, I am so pleased that the photo meme I posted yesterday (above) on Facebook was confirmed as an actual event by some very astute readers! Thank You Cindy Bahler Martin, David Paulison & Chris Malpass! I want to talk about Dr. Donald Allen, the man who waved the upside down flag at Obama’s inauguration. Many of you have asked, “What can we DO! There must be something we can DO!” “One person can’t really affect much change!” Yet, here we have ONE PERSON. One determined, convicted, passionate man who decided that he needed to ‘do something’. It was a small thing. He brought an American Flag to the inauguration ceremony. Must have been a lot of flags there. But this man brought a big one with an extra long pole! And then he turned it upside down for the world to see. And he. inspired. a nation! One person can do a lot. First, by hitting that Facebook or WordPress ‘share’ button. If you can not find the right words, then share someone else’s words with which you agree.
SPEAKING UP is the easiest thing you can do. And yet, the hardest. Because you know, deep down, that you will be ridiculed by your friends, family, co-workers, church members and (more…)