Thank you to all of our soldiers, past, present, and future, for the sacrifices you have made so that I might sleep in peace and safety each night. May we never forget and never take for granted the courage and selflessness of our soldiers.
This is a set of song lyrics that I created for my singer/songwriter sister a few years ago. Thought it would be appropriate to share today.
Don’t Rob Us of Our Heroes 7/2/08
Just take a look around you, do you think this all came cheap?
It cost a lot in good men’s blood for us become free.
Some say we shouldn’t have been there, out across the sea
Helping men and women like us, how selfish should we be?
Don’t rob us of our heroes
Don’t tarnish their names
They may not have flown like Superman
But they are heroes just the same.
They gave up all the comforts that you and I afford
To sacrifice, lay down their lives, heroes to the core.
Don’t tell me they didn’t believe in what they’re fighting for
Here back home it’s our job to lift them to the Lord.
Freedom’s flag now waves aloft in far and distant lands
Placed there by some who gave their all with strong and steady hands
Respect the love they freely gave, these brave men with their guns
Before faulting them remember: they are our neighbor’s sons.
Beloved of their families
Lifted up in prayer
Let’s bow our heads and thank the Lord
For our soldiers everywhere.