Memorial Day Tribute

Memorial Day Tribute

On this beautiful Memorial Day Monday I am inclined to pay tribute to the men and women who have died fighting for the freedom of all Americans. I learned today that over 1,300,000 soldiers  have given their lives for the cause of freedom, since the time of our country’s birth. I honor them today, and their families as well.  You have my deepest respect and my undying gratitude.  I owe my privileged life of  freedom to you. Thank you.

I am going to have my kids sit down today, and watch this video that honors those who have fallen for our freedom. I’m hoping it will spark the opportunity for conversation and help plant in them a growing sense of patriotism, gratitude and respect.

I want them to understand that there is a price for freedom.

That we are blessed beyond measure…

to live in land of the free

and the home of the brave.

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  1. 1
    May 27, 2013 at 11:38 am

    As the wife of one of those soldiers, Jamie, I thank you for your wonderful tribute today, all SO TRUE! Have a happy day with your family!

    • 2
      February 8, 2014 at 3:46 am

      What a great video Thank you for sharing your rtioluesons. Best of luck on all your goals, and the running goals! The 3 words to live by is a great idea Ashley S recently posted..

  2. 3
    May 27, 2013 at 12:01 pm

    I love this. Thank you.

  3. 4
    May 27, 2013 at 12:43 pm

    From a military family – thank you!

  4. 5
    May 27, 2013 at 2:21 pm

    Beautifully put.

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    May 27, 2013 at 5:10 pm

    What a lovely post – beautiful, really.

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