Friday, November 11, 2011

If you can disagree with the President, say thank you.

Yep.  If you can publicly disagree with what the President of this country says, say thank you - to a Veteran.

"Through the Eyes of a Child"

Did you go to church this week?  Did you choose not to go to church this week?  Say thank you to a Veteran.

Did you have a chance to vote?  Did you have the option not to cast your vote?  Thank a Veteran.

Did you write a letter to the editor and get to express your own opinion?  Thank a Veteran.

Did you launch a public protest?  Or decide to ignore one?  Yep.  Time to thank those Veterans.

The freedoms that we sometimes take for granted, are not free.  Many people have placed themselves in harms way to protect those freedoms.  Some have paid the highest price possible.   Don't take your freedom for granted.  Thank a Veteran.  And remember!

God Bless you, Veterans!
Kathy

Veterans Day... Armistice Day... Remembrance Day...  They mark the Armistice that ended World War I in 1918.  In 1919,  President Woodrow Wilson declared that November 11, 1919 would be a holiday.
"To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country's service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations."

6 comments:

  1. Yes! It seems so easy for some to forget that our rights have been protected by many and we need to appreciate it.

    Erika
    Artful Rising

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  2. a most precious gift for which to be grateful!

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  3. It is truly a gift to have these freedoms. Thank you.

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  4. This is a great post...and so very true! I was glad I got to eat lunch with my grandpa today...who served in WWII :)

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  5. Thank you for this wonderful post, I wish I had read it last Friday! Going to paste it to FB & share it now.

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  6. So true, Erika!

    Amen, Splendid!

    You are welcome, Kim! a tremendous gift!

    How fun, memories! Glad you got to share the day with him.

    Glad you enjoyed the post, tamdoll - thanks for sharing it!

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Thanks for sharing your thoughts!

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