No Greater Love

On this Memorial Day,  I would like to take a brief moment to salute all of our fallen heroes, but especially the brave young men and women would have given their lives to the service of our country in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

In the gospel of John 15:13, Jesus tells us,

“There is no greater love than is, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” 

How counter this idea runs to the current culture of greed, materialism, and unrestrained gratification.  May the souls of our military dead rest in peace, and may their family and friends have peace in their hearts knowing  that their loved ones fought in a cause greater than themselves.

About Mary @ a simple twist of faith

I am: a rookie at blogging, just started my blog in May 2010 when I became a full-time Mom. a child of God, a follower of Jesus Christ, a listener of the Holy Spirit, and a Catholic. Pro-Life, , Pro-Woman and an adoption advocate wife to a wonderful husband for 12 years proud and grateful mother to two beautiful daughters ages 5 and 3. a coffee drinking fool, so I can keep up with my little girls a home schooling novice using my kindergartener as a guinea pig a runner, it keeps me sane and in my size 8 pants an avid reader , now of Beatrix Potter's books a former workaholic & fashion follower a lover of chocolate, and wine, and the finer things in life, although I cannot afford them anymore!
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3 Responses to No Greater Love

  1. Tish says:

    Amen! from the Granddaughter, Daughter, Wife, Sister, Aunt, and Mother of men and women who served in our military.

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