Independence DayAs this Independence Day begins, take the time to really appreciate your independence and what it should mean in what you do every day.

Below are three summary thoughts and related posts.

Independence Thought 1:

In America, we are free from oppression. It is our individual responsibility, now, to embrace our freedom to live an inspired life, engaging in things which will elevate all the lives around us.

(Additional thoughts – Freedom from / Freedom to)

Independence Thought 2:

Having independence is only valuable if it is wrapped in our responsible actions. Responsibility does not make independence boring; it energizes this gift into a mission – making our communities more connected and enlivening individuals in them to do more, be better.

(Additional thoughts – Are We Mature Enough to Handle Independence?)

Independence Thought 3:

Beauty is all around us. Open your eyes. Breathe it in. Enjoy the simple things. Live a good life.

(Additional thoughts – America, the Beautiful)

Happy Independence Day to you, your family, and your community!