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Wounded in Combat: Finding the Way Through

     It has been more than two years since I last posted. We’ve come through the white water of my son’s medical evacuation from Afghanistan, his resultant surgery, and a long recuperation. Two intercontinental moves, transition out of the … Continue reading

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When where you are is waiting…

When you are in the place where all you can do is wait, when you have no news for days or weeks, when CNN shouts and newspapers broil, know this: God is where you cannot be, with your loved one. … Continue reading

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Home for a short visit

We sit on the couch together, sharing favorite TV shows. His have to do with motocross, history, Frontline’s Behind Taliban Lines. We talk a lot, and the sense of what being a soldier means is born in my heart, again. The … Continue reading

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Ramping up for Deployment

Five years ago at Ft. Benning, the boot camp commander stood before a room full of parents, young wives, and other loved ones and announced, “Get ready, because your sons and daughters are going to war. Make no mistake, they are … Continue reading

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