setting the table

Memorial Day.

“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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land of the living

Brothers and sister: None of us lives for oneself, and no one dies for oneself. For if we live, we live for the Lord, and if we die, we die for the Lord; so then whether we live or die, we are the Lord’s. For this is why Christ died. and came to life, that he might be Lord of both the dead and the living.

Romans 14: 7-9

Sunrise at Cana, Edinboro Lake, Pa. No filter.

For life I choose thee now,

My pleasure, honor, friend,

Sole object of my vow,

Sole joy to which I tend.

For mercy’s sake, print, trace

Yourself upon my heart,

My arm, my forehead, face;

And not one blush will start.

Triumph of the Cross, St. Louis de Montfort – Stanza XXIX

hugs n’ blessings for all the times we choose to live life with the only purpose that truly matters!

you can call me up…

“Practice these things, immerse yourself in them, so that all may see your progress.”

1 Timothy 4:15

*I promise.

You can call me up…

because you know I’ll be there.

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