Tag Archive: Memorial Day

May 26

Observing Memorial Day

Memorial Day, originally known as “decoration day” began on the 5th of May 1868 by General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, in his General Order No. 11 which said: “The 30th of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of …

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May 27

“No Greater Love” a reflection on John 15:9-17 for Memorial Day

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9 “As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love. 10 If you obey my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have obeyed my Father’s commands and remain in his love. 11 I have told you this so that my joy may be in …

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