Saturday, May 25, 2013

Heartfelt Gratitude this Memorial Day Weekend

It's with pride and gratitude that I send my thanks to our country's brave veterans this Memorial Day weekend! Both my father and my son served in the Marine Corps, my dad in Iwo Jima during WWII and Ben in Iraq.

This weekend I'm taking the time to consider the sacrifices of our brave men and women serving in the military currently and to remember those who gave their all for our freedom, to make life safer for others and to preserve our way of life. You may not know but our military does so much good in our world. When Ben was serving in the Pacific in 2007 his battalion was sent to help the many Asian nations devastated by natural disasters.


I hope you will join Stamp Fever this weekend for the Operation Write Home Memorial Day Weekend blog  hop to thank and honor our veterans and those currently serving!

Have a blessed holiday weekend!
blessings,
nancy

12 comments:

  1. Beautiful post, Nancy! Love your card - perfect in every way! Hugs to you!

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  2. What a beautiful card Nancy!Just beautiful and your words... beautiful. I have much respect for our Heroes that go to serve our country...and
    By the way, this week started the new Funday Friday challenges over at my blog. I hope you are able to play in this week's sketch challenge! Stop on by!
    hugs,
    Jo
    Jo's Scrap Shack

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  3. What a beautiful memorial day card!

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  4. Beautiful card and much gratitude to those in your family who served.

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  5. Such a wonderful and patriotic card, nancy. We all need to remember those who have done so much to protect what we love. Thanks for all you do.

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  6. Thank you for that beautiful message. Our family has a strong military tradition .... your card is so appropriate!!

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  7. you are rightly proud of your Dad and son. Your card is superb Nancy.

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  8. Your card is such a wonderful tribute! Thank you, too, for your commitment and sacrifice as a daughter and a mother of one who served.

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