Ecclesiastes

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 […]
September 30, 2019

Your name is like perfume poured out

To the one who is victorious, I will give that person a white stone with a new name written on it, known only to the one […]
October 1, 2019

Listen to my cry for help; do not be deaf to my weeping

This is what the Lord, the God of your father David, says: I have heard your prayer and seen your tears. … People of Zion, you […]
October 12, 2019

Who is lord over us?

Who is like the wise? Who knows the explanation of things?
October 17, 2019

May my meditation be pleasing to him as I rejoice in the Lord

The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer […]
October 27, 2019

Let us lift up our hearts and our hands to God in heaven

Just as Jesus was coming up out of the water, he saw heaven being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove.
November 2, 2019

I once enjoyed sweet fellowship

Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor. … Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord […]