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Memorial Day Memories 2019

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

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Memorial Day Reflections 2016

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Today is Memorial Day in the United States. It is a national holiday to honor the memory of fallen soldiers.

It is a day to remember those who have given their lives serving in defending our country. It is a day to reflect on the significance of their sacrifice, the courage of their convictions and their commitment to our country. It is a day to be reminded of the grand history of the USA. And it is a day to accord respect to those who have served with honor. Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2015

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“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

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Word of the Week: Memory

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Three old men were sitting around Pete’s house one morning drinking coffee and sharing how forgetful they were getting.

The first man said, “Sometimes I get undressed to get into the shower, and suddenly I can’t remember if I’m getting in or getting out.”

The second man said, “Well, sometimes I’ll find myself on the stairs, and I’m not able to remember if I’m going up or coming down.”

Pete piped up and said, “Well, so far I haven’t had that problem. So just “knock on wood” and hope what is happening to you guys doesn’t happen to me.”

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The Memory of the Righteous

 Memory can  be a wonderful blessing.  It can bring smiles, laughs, or even tears of joy as we look at pictures, share stories, or just think about the good times of by gone days.  One writer said, “Memory is the way of holding on to the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose.” Continue reading

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