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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