Have any of you ever forgotten anything? Dumb question, right? Of course, we have, we all do. Forgetting is easy and it gets easier as you grow older. Some of us have to go to extra effort not to forget things.
We write notes, make lists, write on our hand, tie a string around our finger, put keys in exactly the same place every time so we can find them next time.
Certain things in our personal lives are considered so important that we have days to remember them, birthdays, anniversaries, special events. It’s important, we want to remember.
This same thing is true in our national life, in our life as a country, there are days too important to forget. Tomorrow is MLK Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Veterans Day.
As Christians we remember Christmas and Easter. We can’t imagine ever forgetting those days.
But some important things are being forgotten. There are now generations of Americans who have no clue about the Holocaust, and some deny it even happened.
Today is Sanctity of Human Life Sunday, marking the 46th anniversary of the infamous Supreme Court ruling, Roe v. Wade, legalizing abortion. In some ways abortion has become so commonplace in our culture that it is becoming forgotten, considered old news.