The time was 3:00pm. The date was the 11th of November. The venue was the Memorial just off Pier Road. The occasion was the annual Act of Remembrance. The weather was dry. However by late afternoon it was cold. Thankfully there was no wind to speak about. This year the short service was led by […]Read more "Tiree Remembers"
3:00pm Saturday, 12th November and Tiree pauses to remember and reflect in an act of remembrance at the Memorial, Pier Road. To remember those who have lived and died in the service of others in two world wars and in the many conflicts since then. To remember also those who today continue to suffer as a result […]Read more "Tiree Remembers"
On a day when the Queen and many paused to remember the cost of the war in Afghanistan, Tiree’s memorial serves as a powerful reminder of the cost of war and of the One who chose to lay down his life that we might know ‘peace with God’. in his letter to the young church […]Read more "A Powerful Reminder"
This evening was a powerful reminder, if we needed it, that the days are stretching. What an amazing sunset we encountered as we walked the bounds. Although the sun had set the red hue seemed to just go on and on. Lochans and even puddles were turned into mirrors. The memorial is a reminder of […]Read more "At The Going Down Of The Sun"
At 3:00pm on Saturday the 8th of November, on a sunny but breezy afternoon, members of the community gathered for an act of Remembrance as wreaths were laid at the Memorial close to Pier Road. The short service was led by the Rev Elspeth Maclean of the Church of Scotland with the Pastor of the […]Read more "Tiree Remembers"