Never forget… and keep moving forward toward peace on this Veterans Day. ~ Kat
Walking the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, I yearned for the assurance that we will move forward as a nation toward peace.
The wars throughout America’s history have shaped the thoughts and aspirations of generations, and touched the lives of millions around the world.
The monuments in our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., often memorialize or reflect upon war. Their words and images ran through my mind as we walked the rolling hills of the cemetery.
While Arlington National Cemetery also contains the graves of notable American heroes or other people of influential significance, unrelated to any military conflict, I could only think of the sorrow that war brings as I surveyed row after row of white marble markers.
The old trees cradled some markers in their gnarled roots, while their broad canopies…
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