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For-profit or Nonprofit, That is the Question

There are so many nonprofits today, each with its own version on how they might benefit soldiers, veterans and their families. The question is, how to find out if a particular nonprofit is truly a nonprofit, or someone’s scheme to make money off the naivety of others? 224 more words

Veterans

The King's Army

Every second of our lives, we are facing major and minor battles.  From the moment the alarm clock sounds, we are faced with the decision whether we will wake up that instant or take that extra 5 minutes we are giving ourselves as allowance.   1,144 more words

Battle Between Good And Evil

The Garden

The Gardener, the lady dressed in light, came out of her house at dawn and walked her garden as was her habit, greeting every flower and animal by name. 361 more words

Short Stories

Kipling invents the soldier

From A Soldier’s Mamories by Major-General Sir George Younghusband K.C.M.G., K.C.I.E., F.R.G.S., etc. (1917)

And now for a curious thing. I myself had served for many years with soldiers, but had never once heard the words or expressions that Rudyard Kipling’s soldiers used.

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History

ASK A PRIEST: Soldiers

Blog reader Al submitted this question to our blog:

Why is it that we pray for soldiers at war in Iraq Afghanistan etc.. , for their safety comes at the cost of others lives.

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Ask A Priest

Friday Fiction - Row on Row

A moment’s pause in our day, just long enough to find something to say about Claire Fuller‘s intriguing picture prompt (the first image below) for the Friday Fictioneers. 168 more words

Writing