Archive for the ‘remembrance’ Category
Lord, let all generations recall your commandment to “honor thy mother and father” in whatever form that presents itself today
After years of facing all sorts of financial pressures they never expected, from adult kids moving back home to their own parents needing help to retire, empty nest parents are struggling with a new headache. Thinking it was only natural to want to help children and grandchildren, many co-signed student loans. Now, they’re becoming the latest victims of the nation’s mounting problem with student-loan debt, which surpassed the $1 trillion mark last year.
– Kelly Greene, The Wall Street Journal
New Peril for Older Parents: Student Loans They Co-Signed
No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.
– John 15:13
Pray with me for those who throughout time have died defending others, and for those who carry on without them
Memorial Day is much more than a three-day weekend that marks the beginning of summer. To many people, especially the nation’s thousands of combat veterans, this day, which has a history stretching back all the way to the Civil War, is an important reminder of those who died in the service of their country.