Memorial Day

On Memorial Day, we are privileged to remember those heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our freedoms.
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How to Pray

This Memorial Day, Pray Hebrews 11 for Your Loved Ones

These prayers honor the heroism and sacrifice of the dead while deepening and sustaining the faith of the living.

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Memphis veterans whose remains went unclaimed are buried with honors at the West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery; photo by Karen Pulfer Focht

He Was Inspired to Conduct Final Salutes for Recently Departed Veterans

At this Memphis cemetery, veterans who die alone are not forgotten.

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Advice for Caregivers

How to Make Memorial Day Meaningful for an Older Veteran

If you’re a caregiver to a loved one who served in the military, this day of remembrance offers a special opportunity to connect.

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Stories of Hope

A Message of Hope from Edward Grinnan: God's Goodness

Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief remembers those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our liberty and reminds us that better times are ahead.

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Holiday Devotions

A Memorial Day Devotion

Follow Jesus by putting the needs of others above your own.

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5 Red, White and Blue July 4th Dessert and Appetizer Recipes

Try these healthy, easy and inexpensive July 4th ​recipes to celebrate America. 

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Finding Life Purpose

A Memorial Day Commitment to Live with Purpose

In tribute to those who gave their lives for their country, we, too, can dedicate ourselves to something bigger than ourselves.

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Military Families

10 Memorial Day Quotes That Honor America's Fallen Heroes

Memorial Day is a time of remembrance for those who bravely sacrificed their lives serving our country and protecting our freedom. Here are ten of our favorite quotes to help honor and remember these heroes on this important day.

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The Positive Power of Memory
Positive Living

Memorial Day and the Power of Memory

Memorial Day is a time to practice celebrating life even as we honor and remember loss.

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Military Outreach Stories

This Memorial Day—Remembering Fallen Heroes

Beyond a day of picnics and barbecues, remember those in the military who fought and sacrificed for our freedoms.

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