Tag: Vietnam

  • Cold River of Sorrow

    Cold River of Sorrow

    [caption id="attachment_1028" align="aligncenter" width="633"] I took the girls to Hawaii in Sept. 2001 for their high school graduation present. We'd spent 10 days reliving the history of life with my father and the impact of war. On our last morning in Hawaii we woke to[..]
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  • Body Bag Memory

    Body Bag Memory

    A prayer of David If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea, even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast. If I say, “Surely the darkness will hide[..]
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  • As Afghans lay sleeping

    As Afghans lay sleeping

    It’s not quite My Lai but it is a nightmare nonetheless. An American soldier, reportedly suffering  a mental breakdown, has killed Afghan civilians as they lay sleeping. When Lt. Calley and his men lined up a village of women and children and executed them at point-blank range,[..]
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  • I am like you

    I am like you

    There are well-meaning good-hearted people on both sides of the Ground Zero Mosque issue. I believe that, I really do. It's just hard right now to see that, what with the way the people are carrying on. If I were Frank Peretti writing This Presence Darkness, I might[..]
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