Today is the day we commemorate Veterans Day in America. Originally observed as Armistace Day beginning November 11, 1919, Veterans Day celebrates the service of all United States military veterans. In America, we love our men and women who served in order to preserve the freedoms of this great nation.
Veterans Day is an excellent opportunity to honor the cause of world peace and to pay homage to those who serve so that peace can be a reality. There can be no peace without someone being willing to pursue it and secure it.
In 1918, World War One officially ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. Hence, the reason that the rest of the world still observes this special day as Armistice Day, commemorating the agreement signed between the Allied Forces and the German Supreme Army Command ending global hostilities.
Here in America, it is a day to observe a two minute moment of silence at 11 a.m. sharp in honor of those who have served and those who currently serve in the U.S. military. So reach out and salute a veteran you know. Tell them thank you for their service. Freedom isn’t free. It requires vigilance and the willingness to defend it at great costs. Without our men and women in uniform our freedoms would soon vanguish into the night.
May the Lord continue to bless you and those you love. May He shower His favor upon you.
God bless America.
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Hi Rainer! I totally agree with this post brother. My father served in the RAF in North Africa during WW2. I was raised to respect and honour the service of those in the military in the past and also present times. Over the years I have come to the conclusion that remembrance is universally international, without the sacrifice of many nations our world would be a poorer place.
Thank you for your comments, Alan. Yes, freedom comes with responsibility and sacrifice. And I believe that the remembrance of those who served their countries is universal. It is a sacred ground we all share. Blessings.
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