Category Archives: Soldiers

Memorial Day 2017

It is Memorial Day, 2017, and it is raining.  On Memorial Day, 1986 it was raining.  I remember because I was holding the United States Colors as a wreath was laid in honor of those Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines … Continue reading

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Old and Grey

In case you have not already heard – retirement can be a real shock to your system.  There is a lot that goes into that reality.  Probably most important among the factors is that we, as a society, tend to … Continue reading

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The Unknown Priest

This photo hangs near my desk in my office at work. I have no idea who it is or when it was taken. The subject is a young priest and obviously

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They Hold Their Manhoods Cheap

I just read an article about a controversy over the new 2 pound coin in the UK.  I offer this reply:

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St Michael the Archangel and Spiritual Warfare

War broke out in heaven; Michael and his angels fought against the dragon. The dragon and his angels fought back,

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No Kingdom – No Peace

The struggle is going to continue until God’s Kingdom is fully established and the very presence of sin is banished When that day comes, you want to be standing with those who stood firm – When the faithful will enter … Continue reading

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Do You Want to Be Healed?

Jesus asked the paralyzed man who was lying near the Pool of Bethesda, “Do you want to be healed?”  The question seems to have an obvious answer – the man had been laying there for 38 years.  Why would he … Continue reading

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What Did You Give Up for Lent?

What did you give up for Lent?  I gave up the use of my right arm.  Not on purpose – it was not a choice that I mulled over, not a, “should it be my right arm or should it … Continue reading

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What is Different About Ministry in the Military

“Father, will you pray for me?” she asked.  “Of course, what is troubling you?” I replied.  “I need to improve my rifle marksmanship,” is her answer.

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