Memorial Day 2011

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

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I believe we are ALL soldiers in the good fight sweet Friends.

Your life may be the only Bible some people read.

PLEASE HONOR OUR SOLDIERS.
KEEP UP THE FIGHT.

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

21 Responses to “Memorial Day 2011”

  1. Bunni says:

    What a beautiful post.
    Thank you, Angel, and a BIG THANK YOU to all our Soldiers.
    This is such a sad holiday, that 2nd from the last photo of the young lady
    lying on the grave of her beloved says it all.

    God Bless ALL our war hero’s, and comfort the grieving people they left behind.

  2. Christopher says:

    Thanks for the post Angel. It seems many these days have not a clue as to the meaning behind Memorial Day and this is an excellent way not only to honor the fallen but serve as a 101 lesson or refresher course as to the meaning of it all.

  3. Ricky Vines says:

    Nice pictures. Quite moving. I was just there hours ago. Check out the album at FB. What I liked the most was the inscription at the Tomb of Unknown that read: “Here rests in honored glory an American soldier known but to God.” “Known but to God – what consolation, what greatness” America has always tried to do what is noble at the cost of personal and national sacrifice.

    Who wouldn’t be proud of that? – besides the Obamas? DISGUSTING. They should just go back to Kenya if they do not appreciate the heroism of this nation.

  4. Subvet says:

    Thank you.

  5. Silverfiddle says:

    I like the St Augustine quote. I like to remind people that peace is indeed the opposite of war, but what kind of peace?

    A peace where 7th century obscurantists carry out their twisted misogyny and religious bigotry? No thank you. I want real peace.

  6. Leticia says:

    Absolutely beautiful post, Angel.

    Somehow the words, “Thank You.” Just don’t seem to be enough.

  7. sig94 says:

    Beautiful, touching pictures. Thank you.

  8. Karen Howes says:

    God bless America, and those who defended her and continue to do so.

  9. Trestin says:

    We owe so much to those who have sacrificed. Have a great holiday!

  10. Brooke says:

    Have a good Memorial Day, Angel!

  11. Debbie says:

    Beatutiful Angel. Moving.

  12. z says:

    Beautiful pictures and quotes….it’s so hard to see those young wives on their husband’s graves …breaks the heart, doesn’t it.
    God bless them and God bless the men they lost.
    ANd God Bless America.

  13. Lisa says:

    I wish everyone could see these beautiful pictures and stop to give thanks before firing up their BBQ and enjoying another holiday with their friends and family. Think about those that gave their lives for you on this day.

  14. Kid says:

    Very Nice Post Woman,

    No way we can imagine what they endure for us.

    I hope you had a great Memorial Day weekend.

  15. Carol-Christian Soldier says:

    to the families of our BEST and
    God Bless you —our BEST!
    Carol-CS

  16. Evy Rosebrook says:

    Through tears I am attempting to say thank you for an amazing post. The picture of the young woman lying atop the grave of her fallen hero nearly did me in. It is not only the soldiers who sacrifice so much, it is their families also.

  17. amanofwonder says:

    Keep up the fight. You are a source of inspiration for many.

    Thank you.

  18. Angel says:

    Thank you all so much.
    Workin on computer issues…be back and up and running soon!..(I hope!) :)

  19. KarL M says:

    Freedom is not FREE.. it cost…time, effort and lives..
    Please do not forget that important message….
    Thank You Angel for keeping (U.S. A)ll awake and aware…

  20. William Stout says:

    Thank you for your remembrance Angel. It is always appreciated!

  21. TAPLINE says:

    Angel, Outstanding post with Outstanding pictures….As Always,,,,you cease to amaze me. stay well,,,