A United Methodist Pastor's Theological Reflections

"But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory (nikos) through our Lord Jesus Christ." - I Corinthians 15:57

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Veterans' Day & 888,246 Flowers of Remembrance

NOTE: A big thanks to The Daily Office for posting this photo and information about Veterans' Day.

This year is the 100th anniversary of the start of the Great War, and in Britain a display of red ceramic poppies surrounding the Tower of London is drawing big crowds. Earlier, the Queen and Prince Philip toured the sea of red. At the climax of the observance early next year the exhibit will include 888,246 flowers of remembrance, one for each fighter lost from the Commonwealth of Nations. (Ben Stansall/AFP-Getty)

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