Skin Deep

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Observations

To qualify my views and observations , I must reflect on how I came to be in the position to speak out.I joined the military in 1949 at age 17 and retired in 1992, over 40 years of active duty and reserve time with some breaks in between, for a total of 27 years for...

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The Storm-Tossed Soul

Are you tossed about on the sea of life?Has the beacon of light disappeared in the fog?Do you feel like the captain sinking along with his ship,Into the depths of some fathomless bog?Candles, that burned bright inside your heart,Are slowly dying extinguishing all...

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The Window

Peering through the window,the window of my soul.I found a dark and dying place.In my heart, a hole.This hole had grown quite large --none other could compare.And it has simply grown therewhile I was unaware.You see, I'd lived my lifeby my own ingenious plan.Never...

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The MasterCard

The clerk at the checkout stand smiled broadly, her voice a bit too cheerful: “That will be $145.39!”I forced myself to smile back. After all, it wasn’t her fault that my grocery bill seemed to go up every week, no matter how much skimping I did! I reached in my...

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The Night Peace Found Me

My oldest son turned 24 recently. When it comes to the soul, however, time is irrelevant and memory can melt away the years in a second. When I looked at my grown son my mind took me back to one very special time only a few weeks after his birth. I had awakened in the...

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Sorrow

John 11:24-27 "Martha said to him, 'I know that he will rise again in the resurrection on the last day." Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall...

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When Peace Like a River…

Can I Ever Forgive Myself?Grief affects people in different ways. Some grow closer to their family members, others push those close to them away because of their perspective of the circumstances.I found myself at odds with my cousin after the death of her dad. Any...

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