I am so glad that I am able to write a post about something that means so much to me. memorial Day. I don’t go to a graveside and place flowers or anything. I focus solely on those that gave their lives in defense of those that can’t always fight for themselves. I am grateful to belong to country that I take such pride in. I love our country and what it represents to me. i love our American Flag and still get chocked up when I say the pledge of allegiance. I also cry when I sing The Star Spangled Banner. Sappy, right? I prefer patriotic.
I am sitting here listening to songs like “Have You Forgotten”,”God Bless the USA”, “American Soldier” and songs along those lines. I get choked up thinking about the sacrifices made by family members, friends and most importantly those soldiers who have fought for freedom.
I am grateful to be part of a family that has many generations of service to different branches of the military. This has instilled a great love for the country we used to be and the one I pray we become again. I think about 9/11 and how we were so unified as a country. I long for the days when we will be like that again.
Also, the past few weeks have been hard in my home. We had some big reactions this weekend from several kids. This is a cycle we go through and thankfully, they are getting farther apart. Anyway, we had to make some tough choices. We made them and have the faith to believe we will be blessed by following our inspiration. One of the hardest things we will ever do is be parents. It is also one of the most rewarding.
Well, I didn’t intend to write about the last stuff. But, this rounds out my blog title “Faith Freedom and Family”.