This Sunday, our country celebrates its 245th birthday. In celebration, the office of Deal Law Firm will be closed on Friday, July 2nd, and Monday, July 5th. We will be back bright and early on July 5th.
If you have never read the Declaration of Independence, this is a good way to celebrate. As primary author, Thomas Jefferson clearly outlined the foundational philosophy of our country. Additionally, his words echo through the decades and have sparked freedom in every corner of our world.
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”Declaration of Independence
As the booms of fireworks ignite overhead, give a thought about the sacrifices of the signers of that document. Each one risked their own lives and fortunes. As a result, many suffered dire consequences for defying the crown.
Also, give a thought to all the people between those founders and us who have contributed positively to the growth and stability of our nation.
We are far from perfect, but as a country, we strive to be better and hold ideals that cannot always be met. This is not a flaw, this is what makes us great. We never settle. We continuously look for ways to improve. Sometimes this leads to conflict, but over the 245 years since the first Independence Day, we have always come back together to face new challenges, TOGETHER.
As you celebrate our county’s birthday, please remember to drink responsibly, if you drink at all. Although we would defend you against a DUI charge, we would prefer you act responsibly and not put anyone else at risk.
To our staff, clients and the Middle Georgia community, we wish you a happy and wonderful 4th of July!