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I love watching these.  Thought I’d share a few with you tonight… http://youtu.be/rBOibiisqdQ …and one more…

Following is a post I did 4 years ago on Veterans’ Day.  Since most of my readers are new, it’s worth repeating, and even if you read it when first posted, I don’t flatter myself that you’ve remembered it for […]

American flags, patriotic flowers, cut-out footballs bearing Chesterton High School No. 54 and a sign reading, “Heaven needed a hero, God only takes the best,” adorned the front door of the home where Army Spc. James Butz was raised. Carrie […]

Found this poem on a Facebook page called “Seal of Honor” and thought I’d share it with you. Please remember to pray for all of our brave men and women who are putting it on the line every day…and don’t […]

As I’ve mentioned previously, I came into adulthood during the Vietnam War.   I was never one of those glorious, glamorized free-spirit hippies who seem to epitomize the sixties and early seventies these days.  Contrary to popular media presentation of that period […]

9/11 The day remains frozen in time, forever full of tragedy and heroism. The video below is a story from that day.  It is so profound that it would make any attempt to introduce it seem trite by comparison…it’s about […]

When was the last time you thought about our troops?   Sadly, I believe there are many Americans who can go for days at a time without giving them a thought. Take a few minutes out of your day and […]

To all of you who posted such encouraging comments about SSGT Lucas, thank you. I just found this video on Leon Lucas Jr’s Facebook page.  It explains who he was and what he was about, and explains how everyone can […]

America has lost so many of our brightest and best.   There are those who are of the opinion that the only people who join the military are those who have no other options.  I believe this demonstrates a huge […]

This Marine was a friend of a friend’s daughter (belonged to a Bible Study with them)…and that’s as close as I’ve personally been to one of these brave men who have been lost…Rest in Jesus’ arms, SSgt Lucas–Your battle is […]