CHECK OUR STITCHES
On the front page of a Chicago newspaper some time ago there appeared a picture of Betsy Ross sewing the first American flag. Over the picture was the caption, ‘Time to check our stitches.’ It is time at this period of history for us to ‘check our stitches.’ Let’s check the stitches of racism that still persists in our country. Let’s check the stitches of poverty that still binds some of our countrymen. Let’s check the stitches of foreign policy to be sure that our objectives and goals are in keeping with the American dream. Let’s check the stitches of pollution brought on by technology. Let’s check the stitches of a moral permissiveness that could lead us to decadence. Let’s even check the stitches of freedom to see if our freedoms in America are in danger of becoming ‘license.’ A liberal British writer recently said, “You Americans have become too free until you are no longer free.” Billy Graham, from an…
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