Tag: memorial day

How to Handle Rain

For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is to let it rain. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A Thought on Memorial Day

Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It… Continue Reading “A Thought on Memorial Day”

How Can We Be Peace in the World?

I so admire the work of Etty Hillesum – the depth of her spirituality in the face of the Nazi death camps was extraordinary. On this day, Memorial Day, that we celebrate the women and men who have fought to protect us, we pray… Continue Reading “How Can We Be Peace in the World?”

Thoughts for Memorial Day

I always enjoy going to the website gratefulness.org. I found the following there today, and it reminds me of my reflections last night after watching 60 Minutes and listening and observing the effects of our wars upon these women and men who have offered… Continue Reading “Thoughts for Memorial Day”