Battlefield Cross, Iwo Jima
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
I recognize Memorial Day each year in my own small way and reflecting on that this year, the “small way” stands out. Yes, each year, I post “Happy Memorial Day” and share a thought on Facebook. Usually, in the morning, I take a moment to reflect on those who have made the ultimate sacrifice giving their lives in service of our nation. Whether they were serving because of a sense of duty, or they were drafted into service; whether the cause was worthy or not in our historical recollection should weight little, because, at the moment of their death, it meant everything.
What is Memorial Day?
Yes, Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer and a day where many get together…
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