Values that made America great
Written by Gary Wonning
America is a healthy body and it’s Resistance is three fold:
Patriotism, it’s morality, and it’s spiritual life.
If those three areas are undermined, America will collapse from within.
This quote often attributed to Joseph Stalin has been circulating the Internet. I have done extensive research and apparently Stalin never said it. (No surprise.)
However, truer words have never been spoken. The individual who coined this phrase would have been well advised to have taken credit it.
Today, probably more than anytime in our nation’s history we need to remember what made this country great and pass it on to our descendants.
There is no option. We live in the greatest country known to mankind. In spite of our differences and shortcomings, there is no where on the planet where an individual has the freedom to practice what he believes and become whatever he desires, based on ambition and ability. That must be preserved.
His travels have taken him to most of the United States, as well as Australia, Belize, Egypt and the Canary Islands.
He has studied the Mayan culture of Central America and the aborigines of
Australia. Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in various parts of the world.
He has observed that many of the forgotten cultures had spiritual beliefs that were stronger than ours in modern times.
In technology, we have made advances far superior to those that came before us, but, we have lagged behind in gaining or maintaining our spiritual knowledge.
For us to advance as the human race, we need to combine the spiritual knowledge of those that came before us, not only that of the ancients but the knowledge of our direct ancestors as well, with the technical knowledge we have today for us to propel into the twenty-first century and beyond.
He has published several books about his adventures.
For more information, please consult his website,www.journeysthrulife.com.