Lucas was looking at some dollar bills
Lucas-reading: "in God we trust"..."Why does it say that?"
I then took the time to talk with him about how our country was founded. I told him that many who came to this country came as they wanted religious freedom. They believed in God and wanted to be able to worship Him as they deemed right. The founding fathers were grateful for this country and grateful for God's hand in preserving this nation.
I ended my explanation by telling him that some people no longer believe in God.
Lucas: "What, why don't they believe in God? If I didn't believe in God and saw this on the dollar bill then I would believe."
Oh, thus be it ever, when free men shall stand
Between their loved homes and the war's desolation!
Blest with vict'ry and peace, may the heav'n rescued land
Praise the Pow'r that hath made and preserved us a nation!
Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just,
And this be our motto: "In God is our trust!"
The third verse to our nation's anthem
Happy 4th of July!
I remember why this nation was formed.