Sunday, December 7, 2014

December Seventh

Today is one of those days that Dad always remembers and stops a moment to pray.  Ever since he was a little boy he remember December Seventh.  Essex told me that both Grand Maw and Grand Paw told Dad that they remember where they were the day that Pearl Harbor was attacked. They remember the speech given by FDR.  Here is a link to FDR's speech declaring war on Japan.   A lot of things changed in the world that day.  Over the course of the next four years many young men and women would cross the Rainbow Bridge.
The Battleship Arizona
After Dad left Ohio, he got to travel to Hawaii and see Pearl Harbor.  He visited the Arizona Memorial.  Dog Dad can remember where he has been and doing on previous December Sevenths.  He thinks of how different the world would have been if it never happened.  May we never forget those who gave their lives to protect our country and may the Lord give our leaders the wisdom that has eluded so many of the worlds past leaders.

Dog Speed,

Sherman & Dog Dad


Reilly-Denny Cowspotdogs said...

we watched a lot of specials on this yesterday too.....learned some things we didn't know

StevieGrrrWonder said...

I thought u were gonna do a post on this. Was gonna mention it when we talked on the phone on Sun. Way before Slick or Rocky were a twinkle in the eye, I was stationed at Hickam AFB, HI for 3 yrs. Was at several memorials and even been on the windy road that borders the pass (Kole Kole) that the Japanese planes flew thru. The road is on military property so it's closed to the public, but I had military ID so I got to see a place not many see. That event did change many things in just the same way 911 did 13 yrs ago. May the brave men and women who died serve as a reminder that freedom is not free and may we remember them each year on this very day.

Moondance Huskies said...

We must never forget that freedom is NOT free. May those who died that day know that they are not forgotten and may we always remember and honor all the men and women who served our country at that time. Let us also honor ALL our servicemen and women, active and retired.
Amen, Sherman, Amen.

Skye, the Moondance Huskies, kitties and mom

Jake of Florida said...

I'm glad you always post something about those days that we all should remember. Otherwise, as time goes by, they fade from memory. I heard that Congress no longer has any World War II vets. That means no one who knew first hand what it was all about is there to influence policy.

Joan (and JH)