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A Flag Day Doodle

Elizabeth “Betsy” Ross did not have a fancy sewing machine.  In fact, she didn’t even have a simple treadle machine because the first American sewing machine was not invented until 1846.  372 more words

Dale Wilson: B-25 Mitchell

The B-25 Mitchell Bomber was made famous by the daring Doolittle raid on Tokyo a few months after Pearl Harbor was attacked. A medium bomber, the B-25 was not a carrier plane, but sixteen B-25s took off from the USS Hornet, with  731 more words

WW II

Would we profess our Christian beliefs no matter what?

I remember sometime a while back seeing this online post:  “If you were accused of being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you?” 2,392 more words

God And Country

Just a Simple Soldier

He was getting old and paunchy and his hair was falling fast, 

and he sat around the Legion, telling stories of the past. 

Of a war that he had fought in and the deeds that he had done.  428 more words

Poems By Others

A Brief Response to Women and Abuse

There is currently a great deal of discussion among many churches across the country revolving around the issue of abuse of women in the home. There are, for example, instances where the abuse of one’s wife is “tolerated” (if not condoned) in “christian” homes (as anti-Christian as that seems to me), this tragic fact has a bit to do with the general lack of dialogue due to what some consider to be “none-of-your-business” for anyone outside the immediate family. 596 more words

God And Country

FFfAW — The Heirloom

Imogene looked out of the window as Franz slowly made his way down the narrow alley. She had pleaded with him not to go, but he told her that it was his duty, as a man and as a patriot to go. 154 more words

Flash Fiction

An Anniversary Reflection

Today, Friday, March 23rd, marks my wife’s and my anniversary. Having been married to her for almost three decades has been a privilege that I find hard to explain or even describe, yet it profoundly represents to me the grace (and hard work) of long-term commitment and the joy and blessing that can be found in it, not to mention the miracle of God’s presence when Jesus is made the center of the relationship. 869 more words

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