In Honor of Veteran's Day

By
Real Estate Agent with First Realty Auburn
http://actvra.in/mRn

VETERAN'S DAY 11-11-11
War is wrong but the fight is right. This is a day to pause and reflect...to pull in our aligned forces of gratitude for those who
serve our highest ideals in the fight for freedom.

TODAY I want to acknowledge and remember the men and women I've learned of (including my mom, pictured below), known of and some I've met here in Auburn and Opelika, Alabama through my work as a REALTOR.  What a privilege I have in America---to have such an opportunity to work and encounter so many incredible people along the way.  Each one is a brilliant reflection of humanity's collective struggle to be free and to have a place to stand and understand... to know of HOME on earth. 

TODAY I salute the men and women who have participated in the action, to those who gave (and are still giving) of their own blood, sweat and tears to foster FREEDOM.

TODAYI am thank-full, and pray that each spirit can soar, guided by the Light that unearths remains of ancestral wisdom from the tears and terrain of battlefields. 

TODAY, charged with freedom we are changed, 'from glory to glory'...from moment to moment... from soldier to soldier---each and every one... THANK YOU.

                                                       

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Rainmaker
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Mara Hawks
Inactive-2012 REALTOR - Homes for Sale Auburn Real Estate, AL
First Realty Auburn

Karen - your son is following in such a legacy of courage and commitment. Blessings to all of you!

Mike - Absolutely. We are so furtunate and too often take it for granted.

Gretchen - Thank you. I've come to understand that, while war may be wrong, the fight is right.

November 10, 2011 11:52 PM
Rainmaker
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Mara Hawks
Inactive-2012 REALTOR - Homes for Sale Auburn Real Estate, AL
First Realty Auburn

Kathy - thank you for all of your contributions to support veterans, via your Wall of Honour Group

November 10, 2011 11:54 PM
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Gary Coles
Latin America Real Estate
Venture Realty International

Mara,  As a veteran, I'd like to thank you for creating a really nice tribute. it has been great to see so many posts honoring veterans in the Rain.

November 11, 2011 12:23 AM
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Connie Harvey
Realtor - Nashville TN Real Estate
Pilkerton Realtors

Mara, so beautifully written! We had a wonderful Veteran's day here today! Have a great weekend.

November 11, 2011 04:32 PM
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Bill Gassett
Metrowest Massachusetts Real Estate
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Happy Veterans Day Maura! I hope you are doing well and had a nice Summer.

November 11, 2011 05:44 PM
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Inactive-2012 REALTOR - Homes for Sale Auburn Real Estate, AL
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