Memorial Day

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This list includes every page or product from UUA.org, UU World magazine, or inSpirit books & gifts that is tagged with Memorial Day.

  • The Last Soldier

    David M. Horst

    From WorshipWeb
    I saw the parade pass by with the last soldier marching. I saw politicians stand by not in pride, but in shame as they recited the names of the dead and...
  • For Those Who Serve

    Cynthia Landrum

    From WorshipWeb
    In honor of those who have served, And those who continue to serve, At home and abroad, for peace and in war, We light our chalice, And we offer our...
  • A Prayer for the World

    Amy Petrie Shaw

    From WorshipWeb
    For all who die in war We lift up our hearts For all who live in suffering in the aftermath of violence We lift up our hearts For all who give their liv...
  • Return

    George A Tyger

    From WorshipWeb
    The first stop on U.S. soil after a deployment is the airport. From there, it’s all downhill until you get to see your family and loved ones again. But...
  • The Buddha’s Tobacco

    George A Tyger

    From WorshipWeb
    I lean back in the chair and exhale a long breath of thick white cigar smoke into the night sky. It rises upward, swirls in a light breeze, and disappears.
  • When Lonely Press Left Paw

    George A Tyger

    From WorshipWeb
    My son has sent me a “Build-A-Bear.” Dressed in the latest digital camouflage ACUs.* (Build-A-Bear hasn’t yet caught up with multicam.) It came with...
  • The Army Mullah

    George A Tyger

    From WorshipWeb
    “You sargin or commandant?” a young Afghan lieutenant asks as he points to the cross on my chest. I try to explain what a chaplain is. In the end, he...
  • Remembering Well

    Paul S Sawyer

    From WorshipWeb
    The first time I ever played “Taps” was at summer camp when I was ten years old. That was the year I started playing trumpet, so I can only imagine how...
  • Ten Thousand Baby Names

    Kathleen McTigue

    From WorshipWeb
    When my youngest daughter was about two years old she came across a tattered paperback on our bookshelves, Ten Thousand Baby Names, and for a little whi...
  • Chalice Lighting for a Service on the Separation of Church and State

    Tracy Bleakney

    From WorshipWeb
    This chalice burns with twin flames....