LadyHawkღ's Blog – May 2011 Archive (2)

History of Memorial Day

Did you Know?...Each year on Memorial Day a national moment of remembrance takes place at 3:00 p.m. local time.



Memorial Day, which falls on the last Monday of May, honors the men and women who died while serving in the American military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and… Continue

Added by LadyHawkღ on May 28, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

A short essay on the golden rule.

The golden rule is endorsed by all the great world religions; Jesus, Hillel, and Confucius used it to summarize their ethical teachings. And for many centuries the idea has been influential among people of very diverse cultures. These facts suggest that the golden rule may be an important moral truth.

Let's consider an example of how the rule is used. President Kennedy in 1963 appealed to the golden rule in an anti-segregation speech at the time of the first black enrollment at the… Continue

Added by LadyHawkღ on May 14, 2011 at 4:36pm — 2 Comments

Birthdays ~Happy Birthday from Warrior Nation!

Birthdays Today

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new year

Posted by Ms. Down-to-Earth on January 3, 2022 at 8:31am 0 Comments

Be that person

Posted by Ms. Down-to-Earth on August 26, 2021 at 11:28am 2 Comments

Remembering

Posted by Michael Johnson on May 27, 2021 at 7:52pm 0 Comments

For the Warriors who fight and Die...

so the rest of us may fight to Live.

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