Remembrance Day gives reader some hope

God not ignored at Remembrance Day ceremonies, as is the case so often.

Editor: I attended the Remembrance Day parade and ceremony in downtown Langley. I am grateful to live in freedom. I am grateful to the ones who fought for that freedom. I am so very grateful that there is still hope for this country.

Why is there still hope? Because at those ceremonies, God was not ignored.  We prayed and we sang. We sang to God who is “our help in ages past, our hope for years to come.”

There are those who want to take God out of our national anthem completely. I’m sure those same people would object to the prayers and the song at that ceremony. But if those people succeed, hope for our country will be lost.

Lest we forget the ones who fought for us and our country. Lest we forget the one who made us and our world.

Lorna Hessels,

Surrey

Just Posted

TWU women’s soccer team takes silver at U SPORTS games

Spartans claim second spot following 2-1 loss to Gee-Gees Sunday in Ottawa

Fort Gallery exhibit touches on climate change

Murmuration runs from Nov. 14 to Dec. 9 at the Fort Gallery

Touching note left on Langley veteran’s windshield

A local veteran is hoping the writers of a note know how much he was touched by their kind words.

Aldergrove dresses up for Christmas

Aldergrove Business Association sponsors Decorate Your Storefront Competition

VIDEO: Marvel Comics’ Stan Lee dies

Marvel co-creator was well-known for making cameo appearances in superhero movies

UPDATE: Man, 19, dies following shooting in Abbotsford

Victim was airlifted to hospital Monday afternoon, but died shortly afterwards

Surging Rangers beat visiting Canucks 2-1

Goalie Lundqvist ties Plante on all-time wins list

Calgary 2026 leader expects close vote in Winter Games plebiscite

Residents to choose in a non-binding vote on Tuesday whether they want city to bid on 2026 Olympics

VIDEO: Newcomer kids see first Canadian snowfall

Children arrived in Canada with their mother and two siblings last week from Eritrea

Feds dropped ball with WWI anniversary tributes: historians

Wrote one historian: ‘Other than the Vimy Ridge celebration … I think they have done a very bad job’

Sides ‘far apart’ in Canada Post talks despite mediation, says union

The lack of a breakthrough means rotating strikes will resume Tuesday

Feds’ appeal of solitary confinement decision in B.C. to be heard

Judge ruled in January that indefinite such confinement is unconstitutional, causes permanent harm

BCHLers on NHL Central Scouting players to watch list

The list includes seven current BCHL skaters

Most Read