This Memorial Day weekend, many will head to the beaches, join together with family and friends, or simply relaxing and enjoying their three day weekend, but this weekend has a purpose bigger than the beach, bigger than barbeques, bigger than three day weekends, and bigger than parties and get-togethers. This weekend is set aside to remember those who have sacrificed much, especially those who have given all, even their very lives, so that you and I and generations before and after us can enjoy the freedom they enjoy. Moreover, the blood freely given by our military forces has not only bought and paid for our freedom in America but also the freedom and security of many other countries and peoples across the world. This Memorial Day weekend, make sure that you take time to remember those who have given their lives so that you might enjoy freedom.
This weekend, there are several events memorializing those who have laid down their lives to secure the rights we enjoy. One event that I would highly encourage you to attend is the Take Time to Honor. Take Time to Honor is a display at Tradition with Crosses or Stars of David, dog tags, and American Flags to represent each soldier from South Florida who has died in battle. Some families have added pictures or mementos to the Crosses or Stars of David. The display also features the flags of the various armed forces along with a helicopter and other military vehicles. I was deeply moved when viewing the display. I’ve included a few pictures for you to see.
As we remember those who have given all, let us remember to pray for those presently serving our country. Pray for their protection and for God’s continued protection for our nation. Listen to my Sermon, Memorial Day, Is the Lord For Us or For Our Adversaries? Pastor Bryan Longworth, Covenant Tabernacle Church and my Sermon, Memorial Day, Calling Americans to Fight for America.
Take Time To Honor: Memorial of crosses, Star of David. Tradition, near Welcome Center by lake, Port St. Lucie. For information, call 772-621-9104 or go to www.taketimetohonor.com.
Pictures from Take Time to Honor