Tag Archives: Memorial Day
eThoughts : June 1, 2010: Rejection, Part I.
Memorial Day has come and gone—a holiday to think about all those military veterans who have gone into harm’s way, including those who have given or have had their lives taken in the process. When I wonder about those who went into harm’s way, I cannot help but think about agendas. I suspect some of […]
eThoughts : Memorial Day, 2006
(For more about Memorial Day, circa 2002, go to: Chapter 47 of Renewal: It is not the Shedding of Blood that Brings Us Together or Preserves Our Freedom, It is Forgiveness and Humility.) Part of the series It’s All Been Said Before™ (© 2006), a division of Book-In-A-Drawer Publications.™ Well, I had my run at […]Read More
Renewal Forty-Seven : It Is Not The Shedding Of Blood That Brings Us Together Or Preserves Our Freedom, It Is Forgiveness And Humility
My father was in Corregidor in the Philippines in 1942 and was captured by the Japanese, becoming a prisoner of war and enduring the infamous Bataan Death March. He was not freed until the end of the war, one of about 4,000 survivors out of the approximately 12,000 who were originally captured. These things I […]