Patriotism and God

When I hear our National Anthem, it still brings tears to my eyes. It was not that long ago that I spoke to an elder in regard to the lack of patriotism among our youth. His response was that every generation expresses such concerns. But, something always happens to change it. September 11th might have been just the horror to awaken patriotism in the hearts of this generation. Patriotism is a good thing, to recognize that each of us is part of a bigger community (a people we cherish, honor, and love); valuing life, freedom of religion, pursuit of happiness