Memorial Day

Memorial Day at All Saints

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Memorial Day, if you recall, was a beautiful day this year. It started with cool breezes, and there was abundant sunshine all day. While so many people consider it the unofficial start of summer fun, maybe we should return to considering the day as a serious occasion to commemorate the war dead. Since wars are not fought on American soil in front of our eyes and on our front lawns, we tend to forget how many families have lost loved ones to the violence of war. The sight of visitors standing in silence gazing down at the resting places of their loved ones was a gentle and sad reminder as I drove through the winding path in All Saints Cemetery in Wilmington. Read the rest of this entry »