Saturday, March 13, 2010

An Honor and a Privilege

This young man is serving our country and today I thought about how incredible it is that he, like other young men and women, would make this decision to serve. What a difficult and important decision to make for a young person, especially in this time of war.
So many of his peers chose to go to college, go to work in the civilian workplace, or start a family. He chose to join the Army. He chose to be a medic and he chose to serve his fellow soldiers and all of us.
It is an honor and a privilege to have him in my life, to be able to love him and be loved by him, to call him my son. Take a moment and think of these brave young men and women who sacrifice so much for us all.


Anonymous said...

You are all most definitely in my thoughts.

Laura said...

Thank you Leigh.

Slight Clutter said...

You have every reason to be proud. Please thank him on my behalf for serving our country. It means a lot.

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