We are a Gold Star Family: Sucks 2 be U

Gold Star

  Daddy was the first dead person I ever saw. A child never forgets that image of their father in uniform, dead in a shiny metal casket. I remember the bloat in his face, the result of dying in jungle heat. That swollen face made Daddy look like somebody else’s father. My daddy wasn’t a [Read More...]

Sunday Prayerathon

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post by daughter Shelby, who will be running her first marathon in Arizona on Sunday. She invites you to join with her   By Shelby Dee   Three years ago, I was unemployed. I sat down and made a list of what I thought would be attainable goals. [Read More...]

The Veteran’s Wife

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She’s the first person at church to greet everyone by name. The Veteran’s Wife commits the names of visitors to memory; just like she did that old hymn she’s so fond of quoting:   God has not promised skies always blue, Flower strewn pathways all our lives through; God has not promised sun without rain, [Read More...]


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