the fourth of july ~ rachel’s big day

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it was the best fourth of july ~ ever! begun with the rehearsal at the swan ranch.  perfect setting.  spectacular weather conditions.  beautiful … and really such a special time together with friends and family. the treasure of life on earth, and more.  big sky weddings are some of the best! and back at the ranch… the swan ranch lawn… big! perfect …

One Nation Under God ~

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In 1954 President Dwight D. Eisenhower approved adding the words “under God” to the Pledge of Allegiance, adding this commentary as he did so:  “in this way we are reaffirming the transcendence of religious faith in america’s heritage and future; in this way we shall constantly strengthen those spiritual weapons which forever will be our country’s most powerful resource in …