This weekend is memorial day. For most of us it is a day off of work and additional time that we can spend with family and friends. While you are enjoying the holiday, please do not forget to thank those you know who have served or are serving this country in the military. At a moment’s notice, these brave men and women will put their lives on the line to protect this country, its citizens, and our freedoms and way of life.
I am not sure where they found it, but one of our past couples shared this prayer with us a few years ago, and I really like it. If it is in your belief system to join us, please do.
As we remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, we are reminded that freedom is not free. Please hold our service men and women in your strong embrace. Cover them with your sheltering grace and protection as they stand in the gap for our protection.
We also remember the families of our troops, and ask for your unique blessings to fill their homes and your peace, provision and strength to fill their lives.
May the members of our armed forces be filled with courage to face each day and the bravery they need to accomplish their mission.
Let our military brothers and sisters feel our support.
While we are on the thought of thanking people. Let’s remember to take the time to thank those who work in our communities and neighborhoods every day and may be working on the holiday as well. Those who work with our police, fire departments, and in our hospitals and in our ambulances. They keep working tirelessly even on holidays to ensure that we remain safe and have access to help when we need it.
Please have a happy and safe Memorial Day!