Like our nation, the Church keeps a calendar and reserves dates for celebration and memorials. Advent. Christmas Eve. Good Friday. Easter. And, like me, men and women enjoy those days with family meals, lit candles, presents, eggs, and the like. But . . . do we remember the original meaning of those days?
A soldier died. So did the Savior.This year I decided to dedicate time on Memorial Day to do as its name suggests. If you missed that opportunity, it's not too late. You don't need to wait until next year.
An earthly battle was fought. So was a spiritual one.
Victory came at great price - at Normandy . . . at Calvary.
Freedom isn't free. Salvation was costly.
Neither do you need to wait for Advent, or Christmas, or Easter. In five days, visit a church. Go, sing, listen, look, celebrate Jesus and . . . Remember.