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Remember ALL the Heroes


Song Lyric Sunday

Today’s Song Lyric Sunday theme is “let go.” Since I had a let go song in Thursday’s post, and since we are allowed to go our own way, I’m doing something different. Can you imagine having to let go of  a loyal companion who gave everything?  This memorial day, let’s remember ALL the heroes.

While I do not agree with animals being used to fight our wars, the fact is, they are. They deserve to be remembered for their loyalty and courage, along with all the people who gave their lives.

I discovered the song,”Run,” in the following video. The chorus and lyric video are posted below.  “Run” was written by Gary Lightbody, Nathan Connolly, Mark Mcclelland, and Iain Archer, Jonathan Quinn.


Light up, Light up

As if you have a choice

Even if you cannot hear my voice

I’ll be right beside you, dear.

Louder, louder

And we’ll run for our lives

I can hardly speak. I understand

why you can’t raise your voice to say….



This song made me cry so I had to go find happy tears. I hope you enjoy the next video of a military service dog being reunited with his soldier.

Thank you to Mission K 9 Rescue for helping dogs get back with those they love.


Author: JoAnna

An open minded, tree-hugging Jesus follower, former counselor, and life-long lover of animals, I'm returning to my creative roots and have published my first book: Trust the Timing, A Memoir of Finding Love Again as well as the short version: From Loneliness to Love.

16 thoughts on “Remember ALL the Heroes

  1. I’m in tears. So beautiful! Thank you, thank you for this!🐾❤💜

  2. I’m glad to see animals being recognized by so many people this Memorial Day!

  3. I am full blown ugly crying here! Beautiful tribute! Thank you so much for sharing! 💯💯💯

    • You’re welcome! I’m so glad you appreciate this. After watching the first video and then listening to the song, I had to look at a bunch or reunion videos. Did all kinds of of crying in the process.

  4. I always like the videos where the soldier comes home and is greeted by his dog. There’s even a hilarious one where the soldier comes home and sees his cat, and the cat doesn’t do anything…

    Yes, let’s remember the horses, mules, dogs, goats, carrier pigeons, camels and all the other animals who have bravely served their country, both in the military and with fire and police departments. The kid who lived downstairs from Mary and me (who’s now in his mid-50’s) is a bomb-sniffing dog handler with the Chicago Police Department, and his ex-wife was with the mounted patrol.

    • I love those reunion videos. They can be addicting. I had a good lol just now reading about the cat one. Thank you for mentioning all the animals and types of service. It puts into perspective how much animals help us.

  5. I think you just wanted to make us all cry today… Wow, what a beautiful message. Thank you so much for this! ❤

  6. I am glad that these longsuffering animals are finally being appreciated and recognized. Excellent and beautiful message.

  7. Oh Goodness.. I am in floods of tears after watching that video JoAnna.. You are so right,, Animals serve us and help us in so many ways

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