Eagles Fly High!

      This past week I was once again drawn down memory lane.  On Sunday, Ben Nelson and eight other Boy Scouts were awarded their Eagle Scout rank.  It was truly an honor to be witness to such an occasion.  Ben and another Scout had completed their projects at the Church building and I was able to be part of the process with them.  I have to be honest, I am not an easy person to deal with when it comes to Eagle projects.  As an Eagle, I hold the rank in high esteem and want to make sure that the “value” of an Eagle is protected.  Four out of every one hundred boys who join Scouts will attain the highest rank. While in recent years The Boy Scouts of America has fallen under scrutiny for their standards and some feel they unfairly discriminate (this article is not about this discussion), I find great value in the accomplishment of these boys.   Continue reading