posted on May 22, 2012 at 9:57 am
When many think of Memorial Day as a day of fun, barbecues and shopping sales- we have to remember what this important day is all about. Memorial Day is a day of reflection and remembering all the men and women who died fighting for our country and for our rights. It started right after the Civil War in 1868. Since our country’s founding, over 1 million people have passed away in service. Make sure to tell your parents to hang their flag if they haven’t already done so! If you want to take an active part in honoring the men who currently serve in the military and fight for our freedom, you can send them a personalized letter with your name and they will write you back. They will be so touched to get a letter from you! How are you spending Memorial Day?
“Be strong and of good courage: Do not be afraid , nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9