Jack Frost, a whimsical character but can be a mean little nipper.
*This column originally ran June 23, 2011
“Esau heard the words of his father, he cried with an exceedingly great and bitter cry, and said to his father, Bless me; me also, O my father!" Genesis 27:34
“The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.”
I read this story a few years back, and am continually reminded of the truth and poignancy of this story.
“Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.