The name of our chapter, Star of Destiny, honors the star emblem of Texas. the 'star of destiny' is referenced in the 3rd stanza of our state song, "Texas, Our Texas:"
"Texas, dear Texas! From tyrant grip now
Depicting the private lives of Texas hero Sam Houston and his wife Margaret Lea, Madge Thornall Roberts' book, Star of Destiny, described their meeting:
"There was a lone star shining in the sky.
The letters between Sam and Margaret during their many separations often refer to this talisman. Chapter leaders payed homage to Sam Houston when our chapter was organized in 1993 which was also the 200th anniversary of his 1793 birth.