Diamonds have an image of purity and light. They are given as a pledge of love and worn as a symbol of commitment.
I still held fast to my determination to become a minister; it still seemed to me that that was my duty. I had pledged myself, in my prayers I had given my word to God. How could I therefore break my vow?
God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with.
On the battlefield, the military pledges to leave no soldier behind. As a nation, let it be our pledge that when they return home, we leave no veteran behind.