Wednesday, July 4, 2012
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights - that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."
The Declaration was the birth certificate of the United States of America. The principles have informed our history and inspired our neighbors in other parts of the world to stand up against all forms of tyranny.
We should remember that our forebears were not declaring their independence from Divine Providence. Rather, they were trusting in the Governance of God.