Four lessons that we can learn from Desmond Doss, played by Andrew Garfield in the movie Hacksaw Ridge, about the matter of conscience.
Project Vigil is a personal remembrance project dedicated to the memory of American soldiers buried in the Normandy American Cemetary and Memorial. It was started by an 11-year-old boy who wanted to put a face and a story to the names of the crosses. During the week of the 70th anniversary of D-Day, this boy […]
China is a popular subject today. The country has been mentioned in most GOP debates, and one of the candidates – Mitt Romney – has made a point out of promising that with him as President, the 21st century will be “an american century” – ie, not a chinese one. China certainly looks threatening. With […]
Today marks the day when the Japanese Navy attacked the United States Navy Pacific Fleet docked at Pearl Harbor in 1941 which led to the United State declaring war on the Empire of Japan and Nazi Germany. Incidentally it is also my youngest daughter Lily’s birthday, she turned 10. 2,402 sailors, Marines and soldiers (they […]
A little late this week, a little preoccupied with other blogging material, but here you go, the fruit of my web surfing. 1. Sweet nametag. Awesome to wear at church on Sunday mornings or for elders’ meetings. If you are not familiar with The Princess Bride, what’s wrong with you? Go watch it! 2. When […]