Society pays a price when people don’t show up. Coaches complain when their teams don’t “show up” to play. You and I pay a price when we halfheartedly show up and nations can rise and fall depending on who shows up. So what does our lack luster approach to “showing up” in every sense of the word cost us? Now that the fire works and parades of the American Independence Day celebrations have ended what will you do today to secure your own freedom? And whether or not you “show up” has more to do with it than you may imagine.
*some of the events of Abraham Baldwin’s story was gathered from content in Ron G. Carters book, Unlikely Heroes.