On this Memorial Day let’s pause for a moment and give thanks for every person we know who has, in any way, served our country so that we could be free today to worship as we choose. We could be free today to drive where we want to drive. We can cross state boundaries. There is much sacrifice that has been given over many hundreds of years that you and I have the freedom to enjoy today; to have a picnic or not, to do anything we choose.
For all the people who have ever served our country –who have preserved and protected the freedom you and I enjoy this day, we send a heartfelt thank you. We give thanks for all that has been and we pray for the enlightenment of leadership that guides our future.
We celebrate this day in gratitude for the freedoms we have.