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Veteran's Day

Blog Posted:11/11/2019 9:13:00 AM

First and foremost, I would personally like to thank all of the veterans and their families for their selfless sacrifice. We owe a debt that can never be paid.

Have you ever actually thought about the men and women who have sacrificied for you, your family, and our country. Some gave all, just so we could carry on with our everyday way of life. Strangers who gave their life for you and me. I can't begin to express how humbling that is. If you don't do anything else today, at least say a silent prayer and ask God to have mercy on their souls. GOD BLESS AMERICA! 

 

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Date: 11/12/2019 6:19:00 PM
USN CVA 66 USS America...may all my brothers be blessed and be at peace
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Daniel Turner
Date: 11/12/2019 8:24:00 PM
Thank you so much for your service, Frederic. You all have a nation's undying gratitude.
Date: 11/12/2019 9:19:00 AM
Thank you Daniel, I join you in celebrating our brothers and sisters in arms, their sacrifices and those of their families and love ones.
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Daniel Turner
Date: 11/12/2019 12:28:00 PM
I think the word hero is overused these days but veterans are truly heroes.
Date: 11/12/2019 8:51:00 AM
Daniel, thank you for this blog, I have written some poems in the last few days about the sacrifice https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/a_soldier_brave_and_strong_1197394 https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/grandpa_went_to_war_1195341 I watched the entire Remembrance Day Ceremony in downtown Ottawa on Monday, it was very moving. The sacrifice in the past and in the present hopefully will never be forgotten.
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Daniel Turner
Date: 11/12/2019 12:27:00 PM
Sadly, I think most people never even think about it. We take so much for granted.
Date: 11/12/2019 12:53:00 AM
a silent prayer of gratitude to all.
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Daniel Turner
Date: 11/12/2019 12:26:00 PM
Amen!
Date: 11/11/2019 10:20:00 PM
It's a terrible irony that sometimes only war can achieve lasting peace. All who served and fought, and all those that continue to do so, have my appreciation and my admiration.
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Daniel Turner
Date: 11/12/2019 12:25:00 PM
Yes Keith, it is ironic how people must fight for peace.
Date: 11/11/2019 9:55:00 AM
It's truly amazing, the sacrifices that are made for our country, for our freedom. God bless our veterans. Thank you Daniel for this blog post.
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Date: 11/12/2019 7:24:00 PM
Sadly, many erroneously think patriotism unites people when in fact it does the exact opposite, when viewed from a global perspective. I, for one, long for the day under Christ rule when a global brotherhood will thrive and frivolous, endless warfare will be a distant memory of a fading past - Isaiah 2:2-4
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Daniel Turner
Date: 11/12/2019 12:24:00 PM
Thank God for patriotism!
Date: 11/11/2019 9:23:00 AM
the very least we can do is give a silent prayer of gratitude. I have thought about them and their sacrifice, Danny, especially at this time of year. it astounds me what they do and how those of the past gave their very lives for us all.
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Daniel Turner
Date: 11/11/2019 9:39:00 AM
It makes me teary eyed when I think about it.

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