Friday, May 26, 2006

A Post for my nephew-in-law, for Emily's husband and for all of our young men and women in service today.

Hearts are heavy now, dear Lord
For WAR is looming there.
Our prayers are calling out to you,
Our thoughts too much to bear.
Be with our loved ones--THEY NEED YOU.
Guide them, lead them, see them through.
Bless our leader, for we know,
He asks Your blessings, and needs them so.
Protect the innocent, shield their lives,

As bombs and missiles streak the skies.
Open our hearts and fill us with grace,
Guard our loved ones in that place.
This I say, in earnest prayer,
THANK YOU LORD
I know YOU'RE there.

I hope you each have a great Memorial Day! Drive safely! And keep praying for our soldiers near and far; and for their families who remain at home. We are grateful for their sacrifices. God Bless each soldier, God Bless their families and God Bless America!

22 comments:

MugwumpMom said...

What a beautiful post.

flipflop said...

Perfect.

Stephanie said...

Thank the Lord for our soldiers and the families that they have to leave behind.

looneybin4sure said...

Absolutely, I will join you in praying for you nephew-in-law and all the other brave souls fighting for freedom. May God bless them and keep them in His embrace.

Liz

Dismantle Queen said...

Prayers are with you and yours.... Have a safe weekend...

Very touching post...

Sandra said...

Beautiful post!!! Thank you for this, being a military wife I know first hand how thankful my husband and the other troops are to everyone who supports them and continues to think of them.

You always have such uplifting posts, I just love reading your blog :)

Sis. Julie said...

Amen Sis!!

Kristen said...

That was beautiful Diane!!

Diane said...

Amen, Diane...Amen. Wishing you and yours a safe, happy Memorial Day weekend. :-)

Bar Bar A said...

Hey back at ya for what you said in my comments! I am so glad you dropped by so that I was able to find your blog, I'll be back to visit soon!

Kelly Klepfer said...

Thanks.

whispers of the morning said...

Thank you for a beautiful poem! I am so thankful for all of our soliders, past, present and future!

T said...

ditto double. great post.

Barb said...

The perfect way to start this Memorial Day weekend!

C. H. Green said...

Well, I got a break from typing to catch up with you. I still you're still making your blog rounds faithfully. I loved this post.

Emily said...

Bless you for being a light for so many to see, and for sharing the love Christ has given you with us. I never tire of seeing that picture, either.

I am eager to find you in heaven and see the crown Christ has given just to you. Thank you, dear sister, for all you share on here...

Yellow Mama said...

Thanks,

With Whitney in Marine Boot Camp, this memorial day is special. I am a part of the local Marine Mothers support group. You would not believe the reports we get. Most of it never shows up on the national news...I think it would contradict what they are saying about our troops over there. Thank you for the prayer...Cheryl

dawn said...

I agree with the last comment. Though I don't have anyone in the military, I read occasional stories, buried deep within the newspaper so you aren't likely to find it, about the progress in Iraq and the optimism of the people, and the kindness of our troops to the children, etc. I wish someone would step up and make it front page news!

Debi said...

Neat picture...neat prayer...thanks..have a safe Memorial Day, Diane.

Lisa said...

Sometimes people take for granted what others have done and continue to do to ensure freedom around the world. Soldiers and their families should be an inspiration to everyone everywhere.

Very nicely said, Diane.

Faith said...

Beautiful post!

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