Saturday, July 4, 2009

GOD BLESS AMERICA


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.

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 every gain divine.

O beautiful for patriot dream
That sees beyond the years
Thine alabaster cities gleam,
Undimmed by human tears!
America! America!
God mend thine every flaw,
Confirm thy soul in self control,
Thy liberty in law

6 comments:

ModernMom said...

Happy 4th!

Lori R. said...

Amen, America, God shed His grace on thee...

Missy (Two Little Monkeys) said...

Amen! Happy 4th of July!
Thanks! His ankle looks worse in person!
We are hanging around here. We may cook out depending on how P.J.'s ankle feels. And our neighborhood has a firework show over the lake so if he is feeling up to it we make go to it.
What are your plans for the 4th?

Trish said...

Love this song...Happy 4th my friend!

Just A Mom (Call me JAM for short) said...

Hope you have a wonderful 4th!

xinex said...

I love this song! Happy Independence day, my blogging firend!...Christine

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