Special to CNN: My prayer

Editor’s Note: Karen Spears Zacharias is the author of After the Flag has been Folded, serves on the national advisory board for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund and blogs at Patheos.com.

By Karen Spears Zacharias, Special to CNN

The news that Osama bin Laden is dead sent throngs of Americans into the streets hooting and hollering like Super Bowl revelers.

Such a reaction is understandable given the tedious hunt our military has conducted. We should applaud them and their families for the sacrifices they have made and that they continue to make.

No disrespect to President Barack Obama or former President George W. Bush, but it is through the relentless efforts of our military, their unwavering commitment to duty, their love of country and each other that this particular mission has been accomplished.

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About Karen Spears Zacharias

Author. Speaker. Journalism Instructor. Four kids. Three dogs. One grandson.

  • Gloria

    Exactly! We are joining you in your prayers.

  • http://www.garynelson.wordpress.com Gary

    Great stuff, Karen! Amen!

  • http://simplydarlene.wordpress.com/me/ Simply Darlene

    Yes ma’am, I read the rest of the article and it reads pretty smooth, but I reckon blending tact & honesty & grace & smarts is a hard thing to do.

    I say the prayers.
    Over and over again.

    Blessings

    Blessings.

    • Karen Spears Zacharias

      Thanks, girl. As you can tell from the comments, not everyone put it quite like that! Looking forward to a trip to the farm.

  • rose blackwell

    Thank you Karen ….


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