Simiarily, to the World Memory Project using the Internet to promote the remembrance of the Holocaust people are starting to use forms of social media to spread the word to people.
When the call is proclaimed to prayer on Friday (The Day of Assembly), hastens earnestly to the remembrance of God, and leave off business (and traffic): that is best for you if ye but knew.
Throughout the course of this essay I will be discussing whether or not we should continue to commemorate wars, I will be mainly referring to Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday as my examples because these are the biggest commemorations for any of the wars in British history.
I know not what course others may take but as for me; give me liberty or give me death. On the night of Good Friday, 1865, he left us to join a blessed procession, in neither doubtnor fear, but his soul does indeed go marching on.
Some of these challenges individuals can include, - The obligation the individual who is grieving feels to the family to remain "active" in the festivities of the holiday while tolerating the distress of going t...
As Socrates and Meno were trying to find out the essence of virtues, Socrates said: “The soul, then, as being immortal, and having been born again many times, and having seen all things that exist, whether in this world or in the world below, has knowledge of them all; and it is no wonder that she should be able to call to remembrance all that she ever knew about virtue, and about everything; for as all nature is akin, and the soul has learned all things1.” As he suggested, the soul has already known everything, and thus the acqui...
Wisconsin Civil War Veterans Remembrance Day honors the lives and accomplishments of dedicated Wisconsin Civil War Veterans, including Brigadier General Erastus B. Wolcott, Surgeon General of Wisconsin, 1st Lt. George Wilbur Peck, Milwaukee Mayor and Governor of Wisconsin, and William Reed 29th Infantry, U.S. Colored Troops all buried at Forest Home Cemetery. – Scott Walker, Governor, State of Wisconsin
When he came to address the few scarred and time-worn veterans, some forty innumber, who had shared in the bloody scene which all had now gathered to commemorate, hepaused a moment, and, as he uttered the words "Venerable men," his voicetrembled, and I could see a cloud pass over the sea of faces that turned upon the speaker.
I shall never forget his appearance as he strodeacross the open area, encircled by some fifty thousand personsmen and women,waiting for the "Orator of the Day," nor the shout that simultaneously burst forth, as hewas recognized, carrying up to the skies the name of "Webster!" "Webster!" "Webster!"It was one of those lovely days in June, when the sun is bright, the air clear, and thebreath of nature so sweet and pure as to fill every bosom with a grateful joy in the mereconsciousness of existence.
His features are regular and placid, though fiexible and expressivc ofdeep feeling when moved by emotion." What strange doubts assail this timid generation of today as it beholds the challenges toboth liberty and equality.
The Eucharist, an act of eating bread and drinking wine in remembrance of the passion of Christ, goes by many names, depending on the religion that is commemorating it.
Only in the stillness of a moonless night, or in the quiet of a Sunday afternoon, or in thethin dawn of a new day, when our world is close about us, do they rise up in our memoriesand stir in our sentient hearts.
Salinger's short story 'A Perfect Day for Bananafish' is the story of a psychically-torn war veteran whose post-traumatic stress moves him to take his own life while on a second honeymoon with his wife.
Elie Wiesel, author of Night, expresses the personal account of Elizer, a Jewish teenager, who fought to stay alive during the holocaust, and shows the importance of witness accounts, the will to survive, and the remembrance of past historical events.