Tag: waiting

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You have heard the cries of children, in fact, you may have made the cry yourself! “How much longer?!” For kids, it might be arriving somewhere after a lengthy car trip. For teenagers, it might be having the supposed freedom of adulthood. For adults, it might be longing for rest from work. Whatever the case, […]

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A Thought, While We Wait

 

Eighty years ago, Winston Churchill gave perhaps his most famous speech to the House of Commons. It was his famous “Fight on the beaches” speech. That speech ended with these words:

Even though large tracts of Europe and many old and famous States have fallen or may fall into the grip of the Gestapo and all the odious apparatus of Nazi rule, we shall not flag or fail. We shall go on to the end. We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, we shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be. We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender, and if, which I do not for a moment believe, this island or a large part of it were subjugated and starving, then our Empire beyond the seas, armed and guarded by the British Fleet, would carry on the struggle, until, in God’s good time, the New World, with all its power and might, steps forth to the rescue and the liberation of the old.