Monday, November 10, 2014

In Honor of Veterans Day

Remembering 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 in his service to this country.
To the many today that keep us free,
we give our thanks,
our prayers,
our gratitude
your bravery.

God Bless You Greatly
this Veterans Day 2014
and beyond!

Celestina Marie


TexWisGirl said...

very nice post. we thank them for their service and sacrifices.

Dianna said...

What a beautiful tribute to those who have served and continue to serve in our military to protect our freedoms. Thank you so much Celeste.

Anonymous said...

A very beautiful and thoughtful Veteran's Day post, Celeste. May God bless America. I appreciate your father's service.

LJS said...

Celestina, Your Father was a veteran of WWII and he helped to keep us all safe! We pray that his efforts do not go in vain! God Bless America!
Mr. LJ xxoo

Row homes and Cobblestones said...

Celeste I agree. In our home is a military honor folded flag for John's Dad and for mine who served with pride and commitment. But personally I feel much more needs to be accomplished and given to our brave men who served in the wars since 911 and they seem to be forgotten and dismissed. Your roses are beautiful just like your heart.

Julie Marie said...

Beautiful Celeste!... wishing you a Happy Veterans Day as you honor your daddy... and I shall mine... plus all of our wonderful Veterans, past and present... xoxo... Julie Marie

NanaDiana said...

What a perfectly wonderful post, Celestina Marie. You put everything so beautifully with pictures and words. I love it! God bless our veterans. xo Diana

chateau chic said...

Great tribute to our veterans. We are truly blessed to enjoy so many freedoms in our country that our soldiers have fought very hard to preserve.
Mary Alice

Junkchiccottage said...

Beautiful post Celeste. Love how you compared the beauty and majestic of the rose to our brave men and women that serve to keep us safe. Loved this post.

Claudia said...

Dear Celeste,
what a wonderful Post to rememeber and bless all your veterans.
Wonderful pictures and words!
Wishing you a wonderful week,
Hugs and Blessings,
Claudia xo

Valerie-Jael said...

You have made a beautiful tribute to all those brave soldiers! Well done. Hugs, Valerie

Brandi said...

Such a wonderful post to honor all of the soldiers, past and present. I have a lot of military in my family. My husband is a veteran too.

Sherry @ Thrift My House said...

Beautiful tribute Celeste!

Sola Scriptura said...

Such a beautiful post! Your roses are gorgeous and make a wonderful tribute :)

Creations by Marie Antoinette and Edie Marie said...

So beautifully said Celeste! I noticed in the first photo there are some blemishes on the rose petals. It reminds me of the physical & emotional scars our service men & women came home with from the conflicts they faced. It changed them forever. God has blessed all of us with their service and sacrifices. Thank you for this lovely tribute to all of them!!

Many many blessings, Edie

Cynthia said...

Celeste great tribute to the men and women who serve. I'm in awe of their unselfishness to protect the country and every one of us.

Beautiful roses too


Liz@ HomeandGardeningWithLiz said...

Beautiful Celeste- love the connection between the tall and strong stemmed Lincoln roses and the soldiers. God Bless all our active soldiers and Veterans.

Dorthe said...

Such a beautiful post, in every way, dear Celestina Marie- I wish you a lovely Veterans Day!
The roses are stunning, dear !!
Hugs from Dorthe

Tante Mali said...

Dear Celestina,
this is such a heart comming and haert going post! You've found the right words and pictures for this important day. What else as a red rose can it be!
Thank you so much for your lovely visit. It is an honour to have you around!
All my best

Rose said...


Tina said...

Thanks to your father for serving. Thank you from all my family members that have/are serving. Beautiful post.

Alessandra said...

What a lovely post for an important day.

Debbie said...

What a wonderful tribute to our brave soldiers, Celestina.

Judy at GoldCountryCottage said...

Just perfect, Celestina. Those roses are really beautiful and all your words as well..Happy Tuesday..Judy

decorayadora said...

hi Dear friend!! que lindo homenaje a veteranos de guerra !!y deseo que tengas un bendecido resto de semana

Donna said...

What a beautiful post, Celestina, and a very fitting tribute.

Anonymous said...

Beautifully said, Celeste! We are blessed bu the sacrifices of these brave people and their families for our country! I adore Lincoln roses- what a lovely statement for Veteran's Day! Thank you sweet friend for your kind reminder!

Deborah Montgomery said...

What a lovely tribute, Celeste. We truly owe our military men and women a debt of gratitude. So nice you still have a few beautiful roses left. Our temps are dropping almost 30 degrees today (64 to 37 degrees within 12 hours!), and we are expecting snow this week!
Blessings to you, Deborah xo

Bargain Decorating with Laurie said...

Beautiful post, Celeste.

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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..