Celebrating Freedom (Revisited)
We insult the veterans who survived the battles and those who died when we reduce Memorial Day to a day for sales and beginning summertime leisure activities. Even worse, we degrade everything it stands for. By giving more attention to surf and sales than to freedom and sacrifice, we desecrate the blood of our fallen…
It might be helpful to consider the true significance of Memorial Day for Americans, and relate it to the spiritual freedom Christ offers us.