I remember this song playing during the last week of Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning. Here we were, a room chock full of newly trained soldiers...thinking we were some serious badasses. All of us; every single one of us...man we were reduced to a sobbing mess when this song was played during one of our class sessions.
I am grateful to God for those men and women who sacrificed themselves for this country. I'm humbled beyond words by the fact that there are husbands and wives, sons and daughters, moms and dads, who have had to say goodbye too soon.
So today, do three things for me:
1. Grill something. Animals are preferred, but I hear you can grill other things too.
2. Drink a beer. If you're not 21, enjoy a beer of the root variety.
3. Take 30 seconds to reflect on the family you have in your life today that others don't.
Have a thankful Memorial Day.