Word Sharpener Weekly – May 25, 2015

Happy Memorial Day: Hopefully you’ll spend the day with family enjoying the nice weather. Don’t forget to take a moment to remember those whose ultimate sacrifice made it so we can live in a free nation. Take time to check out this blog post honoring those who died.

Honoring Those Who Died – Memorial Day Weekend

Word Sharpener News: This week, I will be in Kirtland, Ohio doing a children’s revival for New Promise Church. I’m looking forward to it.

Holidays This Week: Today is Memorial Day. It used to be called Decoration Day and was started to honor Civil War veterans who died on both sides. After World War I, it became a day to honor all veterans who died in war.

  • May 26 – National Blueberry Cheesecake Day
  • May 27 – National Senior Health and Fitness Day
  • May 29 – National Heat Awareness Day
  • May 31 – National Speak in Sentences Day

Quote of the Week: Although no sculptured marble should rise to their memory, nor engraved stone bear record of their deeds, yet will their remembrance be as lasting as the land they honored.  ~Daniel Webster

Verse of the Week: Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong. 1 Corinthians 16:13

Song of the Week: For Freedom by Avalon

Hymn of the Week: My Country Tis of Thee by Samuel Francis Smith (1834)

Video of the Week: Memorial Day Tribute

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About Tamera Lynn Kraft

Tamera Lynn Kraft has always loved adventures and writes Christian historical fiction set in America because there are so many adventures in American history. She is married to the love of her life, has two grown children, and lives in Akron, Ohio. Soldier’s Heart and A Christmas Promise are two of her historical novellas that have been published. She has received 2nd place in the NOCW contest, 3rd place TARA writer’s contest, and is a finalist in the Frasier Writing Contest.

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