Musings From A Musical Mind

Memorial Day…

This is the day we honor.

Those who have gone before.

Who have made the way clear

For us to be free

 

We stop and remember

We think about what could have been

If not for all the brave who have gone before us

Knowing the great price – the sacrifice

 

And still…

 

They went.

Fighting  when sometimes it wasn’t “popular”

Holding steady

With Firm Conviction

For us.

 

Today we honor those who fought

some who came home broken

and some who never returned

We remember

 

Knowing that they did not die in vain

Their sacrifice did not go unnoticed

They are the TRUE Heroes of our life and times

We honor them today.

 

God Bless all of you who have served in our Armed Forces around the world.  We appreciate your great love for your country and your sacrifices.  You are True Heroes.

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Comments on: "Memorial Day…" (2)

  1. Watching “Forrest Gump” last night reminded me also – of the terrible sacrifice of those brave men and women fighting in Vietnam – and how it changed their lives forever. We have so much to be grateful for – as a country and we have been honored to know many military and former military men in our family.

  2. What a stirring memorial blog, Cindy! We owe so much to these brave souls; they were intimately acqauinted with what freedom costs…

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