Tag Archive for: Army

God Bless the USA

Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends. (John 15:13)

I want to give a big thank you to all of you who have served in our military.  Thank you for protecting my freedoms and the freedoms of our country.  Thank you for the sacrifices you made and for your willingness to play an active role in defending our country.  May this day be extra special for you!

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Thank you!

I thank my God every time I remember you. (Philippians 1:3)

I want to take a moment to be honest with you today.  The truth is I don’t feel like writing a devotional.  I feel very worn out emotionally.  On Monday, I watched my brother swear into the Army.  I have been thinking about him ever since.  I watched my little brother become a man on Monday and it’s really been weighing on my heart.  The decision he made changed his life.

In fact, I came home through the Atlanta airport on Tuesday and I saw a man dressed in an Army uniform.  My eyes immediately started to water, as I thought about my brother at his first day of training.  I have to say I will never look at another soldier in the same way again.  Now I look at soldiers and see the face of my brother.  The face of someone’s son, the face of someone’s spouse, the face of someone’s father or mother, and so much more.  Read more