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April 23, 2024

April 23, 1944 – Front line rifle companies at Anzio were seldom at full strength except by accident

For all of the rhetoric of combined-arms operations, it was the men who wore the crossed rifles on their collars, with the protection provided by an […]
April 22, 2024

April 22, 1944 — At the Anzio beachhead preparations for a breakout took on a febrile intensity

More than one million tons of materiel would be stockpiled at Anzio to supply the Fifth Army during the drive north to Rome. Engineers crushed stone […]
April 21, 2024

“At First Light” celebrates 2nd anniversary with a string of strong reviews

At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, and an Amazing Horse was released two years ago, on April 19, […]
April 21, 2024

Week One of my New Devotional: “What the Bible Says About …”

Many of you may remember when I was posting my “Morning Glory, Evening Grace” twice-a-day Biblical devotion in the remote past. For a number of years […]
April 20, 2024

April 20, 1944 — Enemy names given to the Germans on Anzio

War correspondent, Ernie Pyle, wrote, “Funny how nicknames change from one war to the next, and even during wars.”[1]
April 20, 2024

“At First Light” celebrates 2nd anniversary with the best review of all

At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, and an Amazing Horse was released two years ago yesterday, on April […]
April 19, 2024

April 19, 1944 — Adopted kids at Anzio

War correspondent, Ernie Pyle, wrote, “I’ve told you time and again about the dogs our soldiers have taken as pets and mascots. Running second to dogs, […]
April 19, 2024

“At First Light” celebrates 2nd anniversary and here’s what’s happened since release

At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero, His Bravery, and an Amazing Horse is slowly making headway. The publisher sold out […]
October 9, 2019

For the ear tests words as the tongue tastes food

Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into […]
November 3, 2019

May the Lord give you children

I prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him. … God has surely listened and has heard my prayer.
November 5, 2019

Now to the unmarried and the widows I say …

For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is […]
November 6, 2019

The woman conceived and sent word saying “I am pregnant”

Early the next morning they arose and worshiped before the Lord and then went back to their home. (He) made love to his wife, and the […]
November 12, 2019

I prayed and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him

When I was in distress, I sought the Lord; at night I stretched out untiring hands, and I would not be comforted. … I waited patiently […]
November 14, 2019

The Lord sends poverty and wealth; he humbles and he exalts

You, Lord, are a shield around me, my glory, the One who lifts my head high. … So neither the one who plants nor the one […]