Although the modern Memorial Day weekend is filled with bar-b-ques, fishing trips and family gatherings, it was not implemented as a day of celebrations. Memorial Day is a day to remember and memorialize the men and women of our armed forces who paid the ultimate price for our freedoms.
Today, I'd like to offer a prayer for the families of our nation's fallen heroes and a prayer of protection for those currently serving.
To those mourning the loss of your loved one I pray John 14: 27, "Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid."
To those currently serving I pray Psalm 121: 7,8, "The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil: He shall preserve thy soul. The Lord shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore."