|Rain n Tears (#47180569)|
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My name is Lorrain and I live in S.C. most of the memorials here are my family.I do have a few that are not and will be happy to transfer those.I have been down for a while but im back and happy to be here.Thank you all for the many visits to my Loves.God Bless you all,with love,Rain |
Now we see but a poor reflection as in a mirror;
then we shall see face to face.
Now I know in part;then I shall know fully,even
as I am fully known.Now these three remain;
FAITH HOPE AND LOVE
and the greatest of these is
1st Corinthians 13:12-13
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I am so sorry for your loss.
|Alice Morton||Hi Lorrain|
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your grandson...it is such a tragedy.
|Patricia||Anthony "Tony" Neal|
As requested, I transferred Tony's memorial for your care. I am so sorry for your loss. Regards, Patricia
Added by Patricia on Jun 01, 2012 6:00 AM
Memorial Day 2012
"From the president of the United States and grateful Nation."
I remember the words so clearly as they handed my Mother the flag. I had never heard those words before that. As I stood there on that cold November Day, thoughts came swirling in my head. I flashed back to my fathers entire demeanor. How he organized his clothing drawers were. How he lived with honor, how military he was. How he had wanted to be in the National Cemetery and I was so against it.
It was like it was all coming together in my head, I was seeing experiences known only to those understanding military tradition.
He was part of this white sea of headstones belonging to the men and women who valiantly defended our nation. His military back bone had always been there.
He served as a Chaplin ministering to Vets at the Minneapolis Veterans Hospital for years. He was on the honor guard for awhile. He gave blood routinely as he was AB negative, the rarest blood type in the world. Many nights he would get a 2 am call and out the door he would go to give blood because someone was in need. It took me years to understand what a military man is. He lived our nation and preserving it's goodness my entire life.
Memorial Day means so many different things to our society. The start of summer, picnics, it is the official end of winter where I live.
To veterans it is a time of reflection, of their courage, sacrifices, pride and loss. My son has lost 2 friends to the Iraq war, and another that came back severely injured and is struggling with his injuries and each day is a gift as those days are slipping away from him.
Memorial Day we bring into memory those that have fought for our freedom. I would like to thank you, for your Father, Son, daughter, husband, ancestor, or maybe even you, for the scarifies your families have endured to keep America out of harms way.
That as we begin Memorial Day 2012 our families remain strong and we are enduring together what our nation is all about....
"First in WAR ... First in PEACE ... and First in the HEARTS of his countrymen."
Added by Diane ღ on May 26, 2012 8:21 PM
|Star Kline||Happy New Year!|
Wishing you good health, much happiness, and every blessing in the new year. Thank you for your many visits to my memorials over the past year.
|Valenciaღ Angel of Mine ƸӜƷ||Christmas Blessings|
Someone's watching over you
with the Greatest Love.
Someone wants you to be
happy, safe, and secure.
Someone considers you
A wonderful individual
and cares about you.
Someone's making Blessings
for you right now ~
Like sunshine for those rainy days
and Rainbows to remind you
of the Promise up ahead.
Someone's watching over you
Especially at Christmas.
Because I've asked the Lord
to take good care of you.
~Barbara J. Hall
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|Beautiful Savior Is My Lord Jesus Christ||Merry Christmas!|
I am wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas. May the blessings of Christmas be with you today and throughout the New Year.
Thank you for all your visits to my loved ones memorials, your visits are very appreciated.
|Neil B (John 3:16)||Merry Christmas Lorrain,|
♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♥ HAPPY HOLIDAYS ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♥ TO YOU,♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♥ AND GOD BLESS US, ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♥ EVERYONE! ♪♫•* ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♥ ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♥ ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♥♪♫•* ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♥
|SusieღBazil||♥ ♥ ♥|
I wanted to stop in & thank you for taking the time to visit my family.I appreciate your kindness so much...
God Bless & Merry Christmas...
P.S.May you have a Happy & Healthy New Year..
I have been working Christmas day for as long as I can remember. It has always been by choice. Although the double pay and a half is an incentive. It is the one day a year I know I can make a difference.
There are always the "ones" who are sitting by the elevator door waiting for their family to come. The "ones" who have no family but still hope for a visitor. The "ones" who's family can't come due to distance but they still hope. And the "ones" who have family but have long been forgotten.
There was a time when you could walk into a hospital or nursing home and visit with people. Now you have to go through "channels" you have to have clearance. In some cases if you want to volunteer to visit, you have to have a back ground check.
What has happened to us? We need each other so badly yet as a society we have been forced to part. As I walk through the stores and malls I can see people on the verge of tears. It is there ,right there under the surface, as time goes on it is getting harder for people to hide their pain.
The pain of what we are becoming in this treasured nation is worn on our peoples faces. Many have lost homes, jobs, and most of all hope. Hopes definition is, the emotional state which promotes the belief in a positive outcome related to events and circumstances in one's life. How simple a definition can be said yet it's meaning is so vital to us all.
We are in the season of "hope'" it is more than time for hope to return to us. It is time to bring it back . We can have hope for a brighter future, to be more kind to each other, to help one another through this, and to ease each others pain if it is only with a glance and a smile of I understand, I am standing here with you.
We are a strong stubborn nation, built on a foundation of caring and taking care of each other. We can't let hope leave us.
On a Christmas morning long ago a baby was born into this world to bring us everlasting life. That was the beginning of hope. That was our salvation and our link to peace. The grouping of the words Faith, Hope, Love, Joy, Peace, are seen everywhere at this time of year.
I am sending you my wish that those words will not be words but an ointment to wash away your pain, your uncertainty of tomorrow and to send you my hope, that Faith, Hope, Love, Joy, and Peace, are part of your life each and everyday of the New Year.
Cyber Christmas Hugs,
Added by Diane ღ on Dec 16, 2011 9:40 PM
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