Sunday, May 30, 2010

A Day Of Memorial For The Fallen

History tells us of the heroic deeds of soldiers, as it should.

From the cobblers, candlestick makers and farmers who wrested our freedom from the most feared army in the world, former classmates, one in gray and one in blue, who after the battle joined to recover a friend's body from the field of war and the troops who care for children with one eye to the danger of cowards with bombs strapped to themselves, American troops have knowingly faced danger when called with honor. They all deserve our respect.

For those that fell a day of remembrance has been named Memorial Day.

As I approach the gates of heaven;
St. Peter I will tell;
One more soldier reporting sir;
I've served my time in hell.
-Mark Anthony Gresswell

May God bless them and may all that remember pray for them.