Independence Day

Independence Day marks the anniversary of America's birth and celebrates the enduring values of freedom and democracy we cherish to this day.
Healthy 4th of July snacks
Recipes

5 Red, White and Blue Snacks for Your 4th of July

Healthy, easy and inexpensive ways to celebrate America. 

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The power of Flag Day
Inspiring Stories

Flag Day and the Power of a Symbol

When we let a symbol stand for something, we honor the better parts of our human nature.

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Personal freedom
Positive Living

3 Positive Ways to Pursue Personal Freedom

Independence is neither simple nor easy. Focus on your strengths to stay empowered and energized.

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Legacy of family love and lessons, riding on someone's coattails
Family

Riding on Coattails of Love and Lessons

Thinking about all who have helped shape a life of faith and joy.

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Celebrate the sparkle of your life this 4th of July
Positive Living

Celebrate the Sparkle in Your Life This 4th of July

Fireworks against a night sky are beautiful reminders of the sparks that illuminate what matters in your life.

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4th of July Fireworks and a military son safe at home
Family

4th of July Fireworks and a Son’s Return Home

A military mom remembers a joyous display that echoed her heart’s celebration.

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6 Ways to Pray on the 4th of July
Power of Prayer

6 Ways to Pray on the 4th of July

In addition to fireworks and parades, celebrate Independence Day with prayer.

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Some military veterans prefer a quiet 4th of July without fireworkds.
Military Outreach Stories

Why Some Military Veterans Prefer a Quiet 4th of July

For those who served in combat zones, fireworks can bring back stressful memories. Here are some options for a more serene celebration.

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Inspiring fireworks in space.
God's Grace

Inspiring Fireworks in Space

Just in time for the 4th of July, the Hubble telescope spots a rare interstellar light show.

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