Memorial Day

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More than 250,000 flags were placed on graves at Arlington National Cemetery this year.

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The purpose of all war is ultimately peace.
– Saint Augustine

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We come, not to mourn our dead soldiers, but to praise them.
-Francis A. Walker

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THERE ARE ONLY TWO WORDS MY SWEET FRIENDS, THAT DESCRIBE THE MEANING OF MEMORIAL DAY:

THANK YOU.

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All I have to say this year is:

If you are ashamed to stand by your colors, you had better seek another flag.

May God bless you all and God bless America sweet friends.

18 Responses to “Memorial Day”

  1. RightKlik says:

    Thanks for this post. Have a great Memorial day.

  2. Christopher says:

    Thank You is perfect and a meaningful God Bless goes a long way as well.

  3. Silverfiddle says:

    Nice tribute. Don’t feel guilty about grilling hot dogs and getting together with friends this Memorial Day. They sacrificed for our way of life, including the freedom to gather and enjoy ourselves. Just be sure to observe the day in some way and say a prayer of thanks.

    We live in the greatest country in the history of the world because heroes were willing to give all.

  4. tha malcontent says:

    Please check this one out!

    But please sit down while watching

  5. Katie says:

    Thank you doesn’t say it all. Have a good weekend, my friend.

  6. proof says:

    Mourning usually consists of sorrow over our own losses. Memorial Day is the mourning over the loss of others, and our national loss of men of valor who laid down their lives for others.
    And it is good for us to do so.

  7. Holger Awakens says:

    If you are ashamed to stand by your colors, you had better seek another flag.>/i>

    Thank you for this wonderful thought this weekend.

    Let me add:

    “All gave some and some gave all”

  8. Stanford Matthews says:

    US civilian leadership (pardon the expression) could learn from those who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our nation and all who serve in uniform.

    God bless the fallen. God bless those who serve. Thank you for protecting freedom and liberty.

  9. Brooke says:

    You always create the most wonderful posts, Angel.

    I hope everyone out there takes a moment to honor our fallen.

  10. KarL M says:

    With all the chaos going on around us every day….
    Today it will all come down to the simple “THANK YOU” to all those would made it all possible..
    And the chance to live another day…
    A memorable Memorial Day to all….

  11. z says:

    the picture of the girl lying on the grave is almost too much to take..especially for me, now, having just lost my Mr. Z.
    God bless all who died, and God bless all they left behind…
    Have a wonderful day and thanks for this beautiful post, Angel..xxx

  12. William Stout says:

    Happy Memorial Day Angel. The photos really convey the meaning of today.

  13. Ron Russell says:

    Those are moving images. It is a day to remember who much we owe for those who fought and died for the values we hold dear. Sometimes we forget just how much we owe those brave souls.

  14. MK says:

    God bless them for their sacrifice, so that we may live in peace.

  15. Layla says:

    Have a blessed Memorial Day grrly! :)

  16. The Amboy Times says:

    Honor our Day of Rememberance…

    Display the flag, say a prayer, and honor those who gave thier lives. History of Memorial Day. Hot Air posted a Reagan speech and lots of links. Michelle Malkin has more and several worthwhile videos. WHT has an inspiring post……

  17. C-Christian Soldier says:

    got to love our BEST and their families—
    Hugs- my warrior friend-
    carol-CS

  18. Always On Watch says:


    We come, not to mourn our dead soldiers, but to praise them.
    -Francis A. Walker


    I like that! The right sentiment, IMO.

    May God bless America on this Memorial Day and every day!