“If you woke up in America this morning, you hit the jackpot. Let us honor the brave souls that sacrificed to make that freedom possible,” posted my friend Matt Andrews on facebook today.
Although I said Saturday, there would be no new post today, my facebook and email messages inspired me to share a few quotes and messages I’ve read today.
I hope they will inspire you as well. And help us remember the significance of this holiday. Continue reading
Jesus said, “Where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them” (Matt. 18:20).
When reading this passage, one of my Bible professors at Florida College, E. V. Srygley, quipped, “Where two or three are gathered together, you’re going to have a problem.”
Jesus, no doubt, knowing this, provides for us a method in dealing with a personal offense and an unrepentant sinning brother. Continue reading
Today is Memorial Day in the United States. It is a national holiday to honor the memory of fallen soldiers.
There is no clear record when or where this holiday began. Over two dozen cities and towns lay claim to the birth place of Memorial Day. There is evidence that women’s groups in the South began decorating the graves of Confederate Soldiers before the end of the Civil War. Continue reading
Today is Memorial Day in the United States.
The Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines “memorial” as “something (such as a monument or ceremony) that honors a person who has died or serves as a reminder of an event in which many people died. Continue reading
“Memory is the way of holding on to the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose” wrote author Kevin Arnold.
As I sit here in the early morning darkness, sipping a cup of hot coffee, I am alone with my memories on this Memorial Day. Memory can be a wonderful blessing. It can bring smiles, laughter or even tears of joy as we look at pictures, share stories, or just think about the good times of by gone days. Continue reading