Keep up the Battle and Fight!

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April 30th, 2017

Thanks to all of you who have been joining us here. The response has been wonderful.  We just past 3,835 new subscribers. That was a huge increase in 2016. We only had 1,000 two years ago. In 2017 help us to make it to 4,000.

We are only 165 away of reaching our goal.  We will be giving a prize to the person who is our 4,000th person to subscribe. 

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Doug Bolton, the founder of the blog, Signs of Hope, which is at www.dailysignsofhope.com, has written a new book, “Signs of Hope for the Military: In and Out of the Trenches of Life.” It reaches out the many military and veterans who may be battling anxiety, fear, depression, addictions, rejections, and the many other usual suspects. There are 22 military connected suicides every day. That is almost one every hour. Doug wants to help stop those statistics.  

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This is a new social network just for veterans. I joined it and made instant friendships with veterans who want to talk about what I want to talk about. Please check it out. You will be glad you did. 

www.rallypoint.com/join/spc-douglas-bolton

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Many of us as veterans have been losing the battle. We are overcome by the world. It is time we recognize our needs and share them with the world.

I want to make sure you are aware of a huge march coming up for veterans. On May 20th, 2017 there will be a nationwide march on America. The official title is called, Veterans March on America.

This march is to bring attention to the needs of our veterans across this great land of ours.

Here as some more details, and I hope you will join us at wherever you live.

The march will start at 1:00pm Pacific time, and at the exact same time for each time zone. They will run for about two hours. At the end of the march there will be speakers. Go to www.veteransmarchonamerica.com to see the routes, places, and times for each state. If you live close please join the march.

In the state of Oregon, where I Live, we will have a different schedule do to scheduling conflicts.

Our march will be Salem, Oregon on the 20th, and start at 4:00pm. It will run until 6:00pm. We will have several speakers who will start speaking at 5:00pm, and information will be giving out to our veterans.

We will gather at 4:00pm at the park on the grounds of the State Capitol. We will be at the west end of the grounds. At 4:45pm, we will begin our march and end up at the steps of the State Capitol at 5:00pm.

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Now it’s about you! How are you doing? Do you have bad days? Do you wish you could go to some enchanted island to get away from it all.

Veterans have this feeling a lot. They feel alone, and defeated. We all have faced this. I have faced it when I was in the service.

The thing is that we need to is once more strap on our boots, and fight back. Fight like hell! Never give up. Never let the challenges of this earth get you down. You have brothers and sisters from the military who all support you.

Do not hid in a shell. Do not say everything is alright if it isn’t. Get help. Get it now!

There is always help for you 24/7 at: 1-800-273-8255

Remember:

You are never alone.

You are never forsaken.

You are never unloved.

And above all…never, ever, give up!

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I am Blessed to Have so Much Suffering

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August 15th, 2012

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Another shocking announcement! ( That got your attention!) “Signs of Hope: Ways to Survive in an Unfriendly World, ” is now out in eBook form. I You can acquire it at all the eBook outlets. It is only $4.99 compared to $19.99 in the bookstores. Help it climb the www.amazon.com best selling list. You can even order it right from this site by clicking on the Amazon icon on the right.

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I have a podcast here that I did with John Kremer, the marketing guru. He invited me to share unusual places to sell books. Take a listen and hit those streets running: goo.gl/WGTF7

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Just a little over a week, and I will be signing books at the Oregon State Fair. It is being held August 24th-September 3rd.

I will be there everyday except Saturday the 1st of September from 10:00am-10:oopm.

Drop by and say hello any of those days. I would love to meet you.

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Thoughts just for you….

We have all faced suffering. I have been through the wringer a few times myself. I could take a couple of hours of writing and share all I have been through, but I am not here to try to invite you to my pity party.

Why do we have to suffer? Why does God allow this to happen to us?

Would you believe me if I said that God allows it to happen on purpose? He often does this knowing that we as Christians will grow even more trough adversity, and therefore, be able to be a blessing to others who may be going through the same things.

I am blessed by having to do so much of this suffering. I am able to witness to others without trying to create thoughts. I can just relate my true story of adversity, and be able to truthfully say, ” I have been there and done that.”

I would be lying if I told you I love suffering. I don’t look forward to it, but I also don’t let it tear me down and make me curse God. I thank God for it, and ask how I can use it to help others.

If you fall into the muck and mire, and many storms come your way, try to focus on God and let Him show you how to use the storms to help others.

Remember:

You are never alone.

You are never forsaken.

You are never unloved.

Above all…never, ever, give  up!

 

 

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Do You Feel Unworthy of God’s Love?

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August 8th, 2012

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Another shocking announcement! ( That got your attention!) “Signs of Hope: Ways to Survive in an Unfriendly World, ” is now out in eBook form. I You can acquire it at all the eBook outlets. It is only $4.99 compared to $19.99 in the bookstores. Help it climb the www.amazon.com best selling list. You can even order it right from this site by clicking on the Amazon icon on the right.

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I have a podcast here that I did with John Kremer, the marketing guru. He invited me to share unusual places to sell books. Take a listen and hit those streets running: goo.gl/WGTF7

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I have a signing coming up August 24th- September 3rd at the Oregon State Fair in Salem, Oregon.  It will be in the Jackman building, which has changed names. I will give you the new name in a future post.

It was lot of fun last year. I met hundreds of new people. Gave out many cards, and sold 21 books. It was a grueling time. Ten straight days of being there by yourself for 11 hours each day.

If you are in Oregon at that time, please come by and say hello. I would love to meet you.

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Thoughts just for you…

Do you feel unworty of God’s love. Do you think you have no purpose?

Let me share some things with you:

  • God made you in His own image.
  • God doesn’t make mistakes.
  • God created you with a purpose. Just pray to seek what that purpose is and go for it.

Never let anyone tell you that you aren’t worthy of love. God loves you and He is all that counts.

Remember:

You are not alone.

You are not forsaken.

You are not unloved.

 

 

 

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