Natasha’s Daily Scripture, Prayer, and Reflection for 5.30.16 

Scripture

Pray

Thank You Father for this day and all that may come. Thank You for those who have paved the way before me, for those who sacrificed much or all, for my direct or indirect benefit. In Jesus’ name. Amen. 

Reflection

Let me start off by first thanking those men and women in the armed forces who served, even through fear, and sacrificed, for all of us. I don’t take for granted the peaceful days and nights, free of tyranny, bombing, air strikes, land mines, and the tears and cries of children and parents. 

I don’t live in a perfect country, as there is no perfect—I do live in a country that has thousands of men and women of all nationalities and religions who have protected and protect by land, sea, and air—both domestic and global. 

Words cannot fully express my humble gratitude and appreciation for those service members who give their time, lives, limbs, days and nights, and so much more, for their country and the world. 

I want to also thank the families of service members, those of vets of the past and present, and the families of active duty members. It takes a lot of endurance, strength, and courage to know that your loved one is here today but may be gone tomorrow, due to their commitment to a mission. 

Your prayers never cease as you long for the day your family member returns from duty. Many of you have lost loved ones during times of war and even times of peace. You remember your last words, conversations, letters, gifts, jokes, and moments. I thank you for your selflessness and support, as that soldier bravely took their post each day. Thank you. 

Questions of the Day

1. What would you like to add to today’s prayer and/or reflection?

2. What are your thoughts about today’s message?

Feel free to share your answers, prayers, comments, and reflections in the comment section below. You can also send me an email at: breakingbreadwithnatasha@gmail.com 

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Love always,

Natasha

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