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Memorial Day, Whit Monday, Remembrance Sunday

In the United States of America today, Monday May 25th, is Memorial Day.  It honours all Americans who died while in military service.  For most Americans today marks the start of the holiday season which ends on Labor Day.  385 more words

Psychology

Evening Prayer 25.5.15, The Venerable Bede, Historian 780

Whoever comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and even life itself, cannot be my disciple. 1,807 more words

Jesus Christ

Morning Prayer 5.25.15, Bede the Venerable, Priest & Monk of Jarrow, 780; (USA: Memorial Day)

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Take care and watch yourselves closely, so as neither to forget the things that your eyes have seen nor to let them slip from your mind all the days of your life; make them known to your children and your children’s children. 2,501 more words

Christianity

Morning Prayer 25.5.15, Bede the Venerable, Priest & Monk of Jarrow, 730; (USA: Memorial Day)

Take care and watch yourselves closely, so as neither to forget the things that your eyes have seen nor to let them slip from your mind all the days of your life; make them known to your children and your children’s children. 2,503 more words

Jesus Christ

(Unfortunately) There Will Always Be A Need For Memorial Day

A Vietnam Memorial and a Photograph

When American Indians from the West first encountered American photographers and their bulky cameras, the natives often referred to the picture-making device (and photographer) as a shadow catcher. 554 more words

Writing

100 years ago: Arthur Arrison Markle died

On this day in 1915, Arthur Markle was one of 46 men from the 5th Battalion  killed in action in an attack on German trenches at the… 166 more words

1910s

What Ever Happened to Memorial Day?

As we open the Sunday paper or turn on the computer one will be inundated with Groupon coupons or Memorial Day bedding sales.  One cannot forget that now is the best time to buy a car! 259 more words