Habakkuk

April 16, 2024

April 16, 1944 – Flat battleground at Anzio has driven entire U. S. Army into dugouts

War correspondent, Ernie Pyle, wrote, “You’ve heard how flat the land of the Anzio beachhead is. You’ve heard how strange and naked our soldiers feel with […]
April 15, 2024

April 15, 1944 – Mules to the Rescue on Anzio

“The Infantryman, the soldier whose greatest armor is his courage; whose most dependable vehicle are his own two feet; whose weapons are those only which he can carry and […]
April 14, 2024

April 14, 1944 – Anzio—Where our men held. Generals may have erred, but doughboys didn’t

AP writer, Daniel De Luce, wrote, “This sun bathed strip of the Italian coast which has cost more Allied lives to hold than any other piece […]
April 14, 2024

An Introduction to 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 13, 2024

April 13, 1944 – Allies on beachhead stronger than ever; new drive is near

War Corespondent, Robert Vermillion, wrote, “Allied positions on the Anzio beachhead are stronger than ever 84 days after its founding, and the Germans, now completely on […]
April 12, 2024

April 12, 1944 – Phil writes home after being ordered back to the front line

The Marnemen were eventually ordered back to the front lines on April 12th, replacing the 45th Infantry Division in the Carano-Padigliano area. Their mission was to “straighten […]
April 11, 2024

April 11, 1944 – What It’s Like With The Yanks In Their Anzio Dugouts

War Correspondent, Ernie Pyle, wrote, “Practically everybody on the Anzio beach bead who is back of the outer defense line has his home underground. We correspondents […]
April 10, 2024

April 10, 1944 – Nazi Shells Coming Faster Than You Could Count Them

War Correspondent Ernie Pyle wrote, “Our artillery up here [on Anzio] is terrific. The beachhead being as small as it is, we can whenever we wish […]
October 16, 2019

May your servant rejoice

We rejoice and delight in you. … I rejoice in your promise like one who finds great spoil. … I rejoice in following your statutes as […]
October 29, 2019

I will spread out my hands in prayer to the Lord

The end of all things is near. Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray.
November 20, 2019

You are always righteous, Lord … I would speak with you about your justice

Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why do all the faithless live at ease? … How long, Lord, must I call for help, but […]
November 28, 2019

My brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord!

Is not the cup of thanksgiving for which we give thanks a participation in the blood of Christ? And is not the bread that we break […]
November 30, 2019

Very truly I tell you, you will weep and mourn while the world rejoices

The Lord is righteous; he does no wrong. Every new day he does not fail.
December 8, 2019

We also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance

Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you. … If […]