Yesterday, at both church services, my wife Rebekah recognized all those who have served in the armed forces. Approximately 45 stood in total, around 12% of those in attendance.
She said the closeness of Veterans Day to our national elections is a commentary on the relationship between the liberty we cherish and the cost of freedom. She said she wanted to offer a public, “Thank you.”
There is a difference, of course, between Memorial Day (when we remember those who died) and Veterans Day (when we honor those who serve and have served). Either way, the cost can be high, and I join Rebekah in expressing my gratitude and my respect.
LET THEM LIVE: But today – and because I love and respect the members of our armed services so very much – is also a good day to raise difficult issues. This is what’s on my mind as I…
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