Pray for Peace on Memorial Day

Written by Hollye Dexter

May 30, 2011

On Memorial Day, enjoy a day off from work, enjoy your friends and family, the parades and barbeques, but before you do, please take a moment to watch this video and …please, pray.
Just for a few moments.
Pray for the men and women who have lost their lives in service of our country.
Pray for their families.
Pray, with all your heart, for peace.
Pray that one day, we will no longer need to memorialize those we’ve lost to senseless, brutal war.
Pray not just for Americans, but for people everywhere who have lost those they loved to violence.
Pray for peace in your own heart, and let it spread to everyone.
Peace.
Pray.

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4 Comments

  1. Georgie

    I am praying, I am crying……tears of hope!! Thank you Hollye….so completely moving!

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  2. Hollye Dexter

    I know Georgie. I cried watching it too. It's like….oh yeah, that's what today is about. I think we forget in our daily busy lives what is happening in the rest of the world, and how many lives are being lost to war.
    It's a good cry, though. And so good to pray.

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  3. Anonymous

    Wonderful but sad. I love Amazing Grace.

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