We are so blessed to live in Canada I am so thankful God saw fit for me to be born here:)

Well it's Remembrance Day Today in Canada, a day that as a country, we remember the fallen soldiers that fought for our country's freedom and the freedom of others.

Our Family's Pagan Memorial Day | musings of a kitchen witch

Thank you.

"In Flanders Fields" a poem by Canadian Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, was inspired by the death of a friend during the Second Battle of Ypres. The reason Veteran's Day is assocated with poppies.

November Remembrance

50+ Outstanding Examples of Landscape Photography

Remembrance or "Poppy Day" is Great Britain's day of remembrance for its WWI veterans. The practice of wearing poppies takes its origin from the poem, “In Flanders Fields, 1915” written by Lieut. Col. John McCrae. He was a member of the first Canada contingent and died in France in 1918 after four years of service on the western front.

Remembrance: The First Poppy Day

This WWI era image is from the front cover of a small leaflet that was produced for the first Remembrance 'Poppy' Day in

"November pierces with its bleak remembrance Of all the bitterness and waste of war. Our silence tries but fails to make a semblance Of that lost peace they thought worth fighting for...." - opening lines of "Silence" by Malcolm Guite

Silence; a sonnet for Remembrance Day

Trench warfare: British infantrymen occupying a shallow trench in a ruined landscape before an advance during the Battle of the Somme

Silhouette Poppy and Soldier

WWI - Lest we forget: Remember WWI pays tribute to the women on the home front who served on the land and in hospitals, as well as the servicemen .

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