Our flag has nicknames: “the Stars and Stripes”, “Old Glory” and “the Star Spangled Banner.” A great heritage has been passed down to us since the founding of our nation.

We each have a unique identity; fingerprints, face recognition and DNA. But philosophically and spiritually what is it that people identify with in their search for purpose, wholeness, and happiness?

Letter: We have before us a choice: fear or faith. We do not have before us a choice between truth and love. Both are to be part of the Christian life.

Friends had offered to assist but I was determined to build a cabin by my own skill set and physical strength. Rolling and fitting the eighth log into position by hand was very challenging.