Stars and Stripes: The symbolism of Old Glory

On June 14, 1777 , the Continental Congress passed the first Flag Act, which said that the flag would be made up of thirteen alternating red and white stripes and thirteen white stars on a blue field…

Red, White and Blue: The colors of freedom explained according to the Great Seal of 1782. https://www.chamberofcommerce.org/usflag/colors.html

 

Red: Signifies valor and bravery

White: Signifies purity and innocence

Blue: Signifies Vigilance, perseverance, and justice

 

 

Also, Myths associated with Old Glory…

https://www.aarp.org/politics-society/history/info-06-2011/5-myths-about-the-american-flag.html

 

 

Verne Hill

Verne Hill

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VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150

QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.”

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I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace… VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150 QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.” MON-SAT 6A-10A (& Sunday@5 host) verne@wbfj.fm