“Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.”
– Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Memorial Day is often considered the unofficial beginning of summer. Parades take place, the grill is dusted off for the first time.
But actually, it is much more than that.
Memorial Day is in remembrance of soldiers who fell in combat risking their lives for their country.
It is about gratitude.
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On Monday we honor the fallen.
But today, let’s not forget those who have been left to pick up the pieces.
(Let us) be better at remembering their sacrifice too.
Because there’s not enough “I’m so, so sorry,” that can be given.
But we can always listen.
To their loss.
To their fear.
To their joy.
To their pain.
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Are you a fan or a follower?
If you are a follower,
it will cost you
Jesus says “follow me” at least 20 times in all four Gospels.
6 occasions in Matthew, 4 in Mark, 5 in Luke, and 5 in John.
hugs n’ blessings to all the brave followers.