Monday, May 29, 2017

A prayer on Memorial Day

Remembering those who gave it all - Photo courtesy of the U.S. Air Force
Today is Memorial Day. Today we pause to remember the estimated 1.3 million Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen who have sacrificed their lives since the founding of this nation.

That is 1.3 million Americans whose lives ended well before their time. 1.3 million Americans who missed out on sunsets, barbeques, and watching their children grow up. 1.3 million Americans who gave their last breath for us.

Because of their service and sacrifice, those of us who remain are able to live the lives we currently enjoy. We can do those things that destiny denied to them.

Today, I pray that each of us lives a life that is worthy of their sacrifice.

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