Sunday, May 27, 2018

Blessings on Your Memorial Day Weekend

From the Writers of ReviewThis we would like to send our United States readers best wishes for a lovely Memorial Day Weekend. 

In remembrance, we celebrate by honoring those who have paid the ultimate price to defend our freedoms.

For those outside of the USA, here's a quick summary of what Memorial Day is about: It's origins are from Decoration Day, a day of honor following the US Civil War. By 1971 Memorial Day became an official federal holiday to honor all those who lost their lives serving in the US armed forces.

Honor, Grace and Love - To All Who Lost Their Lives in Defense of Country
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This hauntingly gorgeous song, "When the Angels Came Down" by Kevin Costner (yes that Kevin Costner) and Modern West, remembers history and the Fallen - It's very moving.


If you want to read more about this song, the story behind it's writing and it's meaning, you'll find it explained here at The Heart of Country Music.

For those who have suffered loss and who are remembering their loved ones, we're thinking of you and we thank you and your family. We remember.


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4 comments:

  1. Beautiful song, Barbara, and perfect for reflecting on those we've lost to the ultimate sacrifice this Memorial Day. Thank you for the tribute.

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  2. Beautiful song. Thanks for sharing

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  3. It is indeed a beautiful song and as you said, very haunting. While the US Civil War was especially horrific for us since family members were too often on differing sides, I think the angels weep and work overtime during every war. I do like the mental imagery of an angel escorting each fallen soldier to heaven.

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  4. A very touching tribute and a wonderful song too! Had me in tears. We do remember!

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