Skip to main content

Memorial Day Weekend Is Here! Yay!

The kick-off to the summer season has arrived. OK, technically it is still Spring-- but let's be honest, most of us think of Memorial Day as the beginning of the Summer season. But, of course, it is so much more than that: it is a time to reflect and remember the best part of those who have gone before us and made sacrifices for our well-being. I think of my Mom and Dad and plan to make a visit to their graves today before leaving town to return home to pay respect and honor to them (as I do in my heart all the time) for all that they have done for us. My Dad was a World War II veteran who served about the U.S.S. Hornet during the war with honor. He never talked about it much-- and I suppose those who saw battle like he did would not really want to recall or it brag about it in any way.

Anyway, I love my Mom and Dad. Their deaths has not changed that. I look forward to being reunited with them one day in a glorious kingdom where there is no war or rumor of it. Such is the blessed hope I have in Christ.  Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; -Titus 2:13

Happy Memorial Day weekend. May God bless America.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Treason or Patriotism?

Many years ago, the Democrats couldn't wait to get all of the facts surrounding Watergate out in the public eye. The Washington Post has been celebrated as a bastion of the free press recently in a movie (which we have yet to see, but plan to).


Now, the idea of releasing a memo that may indicate wrong-doing on the part of the FBI and DOJ is hailed as treasonous by some who would prefer the secrets remain secrets. I have seen or heard of nothing in the recently released memo that would appear to compromise national security -- have you?

Hate Speech

The amount of vitriol directed at President Trump seems to be unprecedented. At least, that is what those on the right seem to think. Of course, I remember plenty of criticism and hate speech hurled at President Obama during his time in office, as well. I don't think I really need to mention President George W. Bush, do I?

There has never been (in my lifetime) such a level of animosity between opposing viewpoints as I see in today's America. Democrats hurl murderous accusations against the Republicans for their healthcare proposals and those of a conservative view sling accusations of incompetence and hypocrisy back at them. Of course, either side is generally pretty good at documenting their accusations with freshly spun 'facts.'

No matter where you fit into the political spectrum, it is important to note that such contention is counter-productive. Whenever people react at the behest of their emotions, clear-headed and rational decisions are nowhere to be found. Moreo…

Comey Testimony

It's been a while since I have seen the kind of hype that there has been around having Director Comey testify in front of the Senate today. It seems worse than Watergate! There also seems to be no evidence thus far except for of the here-say variety .

No less than 5 times did he call President Trump (or his administration) a liar. Aside from what that does to the office of the President, it takes away from getting things done that so desperately need to get done. Now, please don't misunderstand, if there has been serious wrongdoing on the part of the Trump administration, then they need to be called out on it. We have already recently had 8 years of "anything-but-transparency" in Washington.

Reading the New York Times would lead one to the conclusion that this was a bad day for the Trump administration. I'm not so sure of that. I'm not huge fan of the President, but have to say that I did not hear anything qualifying as evidence to bring about impeachment pro…