Lamentations

May 27, 2024

May 27, 1944 — A brief rest allows Phil to write home

Phil’s 30th Infantry moved but little during the 27th. The r3d Battalion moved its defensive position 1000 yards further west to close a gap between the […]
May 26, 2024

Day 11 — Our Scotland and Ireland Adventure

Our last full day in Scotland is in the books, and tomorrow we’ll be finishing the second portion of our 20-day adventure in Great Britain and […]
May 26, 2024

May 26, 1944 — A deadly mistake by US pilots costs over 100 casualties on the road to Rome

The morning of May 26 marked the beginning of the Division’s rapid pursuit of the enemy after German defenses around Cisterna crumbled. Following the night of […]
May 26, 2024

MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE – The “Forgotten Front” of WWII

Inspired by a war-scarred field of bright red poppies that he saw in the spring of 1915, Canadian Soldier Lt. Col. John McCrae wrote the powerful […]
May 25, 2024

Day 10 — Our Scotland and Ireland Adventure

We’re close to finishing our time in Scotland, the second portion of our 20-day adventure in Great Britain and Ireland, a trip we’ve always hoped and […]
May 25, 2024

May 25, 1944 — Phil and his men continue toward Rome

The 30th Infantry had no time to rest and lick its wounds. Phil and his men pressed their advantage and continued to move toward Rome.[1]
May 25, 2024

MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE – Teach you children and grandchildren well

Each Memorial Day weekend, one of my favorite tributes and reminders of what this holiday means comes from my friend, Gary Bauer. I hope his post […]
May 24, 2024

Day 9 — Our Scotland and Ireland Adventure

Now in Scotland, we on the second portion of our 20-day adventure in Great Britain and Ireland, a trip we’ve always hoped and dreamed we could […]
September 30, 2019

List my tears on your scroll—are they not in your record?

Record my misery. … I served the Lord with great humility and with tears. … My eyes pour out tears to God. … Streams of tears […]
October 14, 2019

You will rejoice in the Lord and glory in the Holy One of Israel

Let us rejoice in him. … Rejoicing in the presence of the Lord your God.
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 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 7, 2019

Remember how the Lord your God led you all the way

The Lord said to Joshua: … “Take up twelve stones from the middle of the Jordan. … In the future when your descendants ask their parents, […]
November 10, 2019

Those who know your name trust in you

For you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you. … But may all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; may those who […]