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Onward christian soldiers- this one makes you think

Onward Christian soldiers Actually, it’s a lot of fun to fight,” Lt. Gen. James N. Mattis of the U.S. Marine Corps said in a panel discussion in San Diego. “It’s fun to shoot some people. I’ll be right up front with you, I like brawling.” That admission, from a “fighting general” who led combat operations […]


Please note; this is my own opinion and view, not meant to be aimed at others or used as argument materiel. It is simply what I believe is the right lifestyle and choice that God would have me model. Please leave a comment with your beliefs or things you’d like to add but any rude […]


These came from the annual “Dark and Stormy Night”competition. Actual analogies and metaphors found in high school essays: He spoke with the wisdom that can only come from experience, like a guy who went blind because he looked at a solar eclipse without one of those boxes with a pinhole in it and now goes […]

Sgt. Bozik: God bless you!

Joey Bozik crosses his one arm over his body, rifles his backpack for his pillbox. He flips the compartment with his thumb, throws back his head and pops the morphine pill into his mouth. His wife does not reach to help him. She stands behind his wheelchair, ruffling his buzz cut. The silver ring on […]

Iraq’s elections

So sorry I didn’t post on this Sunday! Oh wow. Sunday, January 30th, 2005 now marks a turning point for Iraq. We watched (on the liberal media!!!) as Iraqi men, and WOMEN, voted for the first time in decades. The phrase you would hear often on TV is that “these people were brave and risked […]

Faith survives death of family…

Faith Survives Death of Family By Stacey Hamby Rogers, his wife, Melissa, and their four young children were in their mini-van on their way home from a wedding when the unthinkable happened. A flash flood swept away the van – and everyone in it perished except Robert.”We and about seven other cars splashed into the […]

The price of this fight…

Okay I just saw this on the same soldierlife website but I had to post it. How can we really understand how it is for our guys over there? We can’t, but we can try. Bring out the tissue… The Price of this Fight… A soldier slept peacefully. His gun next to his cot. Armor […]

Why I dance…

I like to dance. I love to dance. I have danced ballet for two and a half years, and have taken pointe for six months. As a little girl I would twirl around and dance to any music (preferably the Nutcracker) that came on. One of the many things I appreciate in my parents is […]

A sober reminder

By RYAN LENZ-Associated Press Writer After coming home from a months-long tour in Iraq, Curtis Mills recalls driving his daughter to a recital and panicking when he saw a radio tower’s blinking red lights. “For a second, I almost yelled out ‘Tracers at 11 o’clock!’” Mills said sheepishly during a break from shoveling snow from […]

prayer, 2005

Lots of people go over their “New Year’s Resolutions” (or goals) on New Year’s Eve. And I am sure that “work out more” and “lose weight” have been on our lists more then one year. I know that for me (other then “lose weight”) the words “spend a LOT more time with the Lord” and […]