Monday, November 11, 2013

Remembering Our Veterans!

Today is Veterans Day~
and in honor of the
many who have
sacrificed for our freedoms,
I have picked my last long stem red
Lincoln roses of the season.
They stand strong and  proud
like the soldiers
that marched into battles
with courage.
Ready to give
nothing but the best.


Detailed and perfect
is their commitments.




Today's young military soldiers
continuing to keep us free.


To the many, like my father who
gave so much.

To all
we give our thanks,
our prayers,
our gratitude
for
your bravery.

God Bless You Greatly
this Veterans Day
and beyond!


Hugs,
Celestina Marie

9 comments:

Valerie-Jael said...

A beautiful tribute to those who really defend us with their own lives. Hugs, Valerie

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Celestina Marie,
What a perfect timing for your last Lincoln roses; your Father might have had a hand into that...
We did dine on Saturday evening with our best friends and the husband is a retired full Colonel. I got dressed in military look; black jacket with epaulettes and I did add a patriotic silk scarf to it with our flag. Even though we celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary (10.11) I also was honoring our Veterans.
Hugs to you.
Mariette

Beverly Dillow said...

How beautiful! You have such an amazing way with words. Not to mention gorgeous photos! Thank you for making the world a better place with all of your inspiration.
Beverly

Mary@mydogsmygardenandmary said...

What a lovely tribute to all our service people who fought so bravely to keep us safe.
The Mr. Lincoln rose is a beautiful rose. I planted one this year and I love it. The smell is heavenly and such a amazing color. My roses are still going strong.
Thanks for sharing the lovely post.
Have a wonderful week.
Mary

Julie Marie said...

Beautiful roses, words and post dear Celeste... adding my thoughts to yours and saluting your daddy and mine... and all of our wonderful veterans, past and present... xoxo Julie Marie

Sherry at The Rusty Pearl said...

I love this beautiful Tribute to our service members. YOU are such a blessing and may GOD bless you for your spirit and heart and this post. I just loved it . The flowers are beautiful too. As i looked at it . I stopped and prayed and thought about those who have loved, lost sacrificed and their families. HUGS sweet girl. Have a blessed day .

Sherry at The Rusty Pearl said...

Let me know if you recvd my post. IT vanished LOL

Donna said...

Very well said, Celestina! What a wonderful tribute. Your roses are just gorgeous! Hope you are having a great start to the week:)

1CardCreator said...

Beautiful roses and a beautiful remembrance of our Veterans too. ~Diane

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Welcome To Rose Garden Market from Celestina Marie Design. It is so nice to meet you. My name is Celestina Marie named after my grandmother and my friends call me Celeste.My creative journey extends over 30 years enjoying the love of painting and redesigning vintage and new treasures. I love to go treasure hunting and the fun of finding great vintage pieces to redesign..