Memorial Day

26 May

On Memorial Day, we remember all the men and women who paid the “ultimate price” of their lives so that we could live in freedom and peace. ¬†Here are a collection of Memorial Day Quotes for you to reflect upon today:

My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.
John F. Kennedy

These fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has a long history of patriotism and honor – and a nation who has fought many battles to keep our country free from threats of terror.
Michael N. Castle

As America celebrates Memorial Day, we pay tribute to those who have given their lives in our nation’s wars.
John M. McHugh

On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!
Alexander Henry

The purpose of all war is ultimately peace.
Saint Augustine

And I’m proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free, and I won’t forget the men who died, who gave that right to me and I’ll proudly stand next to him to defend her still today, ‘cuz there ain’t no doubt I love this land, god bless the USA.
Lee Greenwood

Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
John F. Kennedy

As I approach the gates of heaven;
St. Peter I will tell;
One more soldier reporting sir;
I’ve served my time in hell.
Mark Anthony Gresswell

The story of America’s quest for freedom is inscribed on her history in the blood of her patriots.
Randy Vader

Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace.
Martin Luther

Soldier, rest! Thy warfare o’er,
Sleep the sleep that knows not breaking,
Dream of battled fields no more.
Days of danger, nights of waking.
Sir Walter Scott

FAITH ACTION:  Pray for peace in our hearts, in our country, and in our world!