An Old Soldier's Shared Wisdom

My Life Experiences and Various Musings


October 2016

Love over Fear

For Jesus, giving His life in return for our freedom from sin was a daunting task. In fact, on the night before He was to be crucified, He wrestled with God, His Father, while praying in the Garden of Gethsemane:... Continue Reading →


Your Life, a Masterpiece

A devotional from Tim Tebow. Purpose is one of those words that people have tossed around so much, especially in Christian circles, that it’s hard to know exactly what it means. Is it this one grand event that unfolds when... Continue Reading →

Don’t Forget the Invite

With his time on earth ending, Jesus told his disciples, “I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever . . .” (John 14:16-17). This Helper “will teach you all things and... Continue Reading →


Newsboys 2015 When did it become breaking a ruleTo say your name out loud in school When your names the only one that sets us free When did it become incorrect To speak the truth about life and death When... Continue Reading →

Army Retirement Assistance

If you are planning on attending college/university after your transition there are some things you will need to consider. Calculate American Council on Education (ACE) credits earned for military training Find Student Veteran Organizations for your intended college/university Continue Reading →

John 16:33

33 These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.”  (‭John‬ ‭16‬:‭33‬ NKJV)

With Whom Do You Gather?

We men often find it hard to gather with other men in Christian community. Calendars are full: “I just don’t have time for one more thing.” Pride is high: “I’m good . . . I’m doing fine on my own.”... Continue Reading →


Want More Persevere(ability)? The ability to persevere—to remain strong and steadfast in the face of difficulties and delays and distractions—is a fundamental skill, necessary for any man choosing to devote himself to our King, Jesus Christ. He showed us how... Continue Reading →

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