Don’t Forget Our Warriors who Are Deployed. They Need Some Prayers and Love

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The very sad news to start off with. Our president has vetoed the main bill that supports the military. Even most of the Republicans are mad. Now sure what this means. More to follow in future posts.

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This is the time to do some deep thinking. It is just two days before Christmas and we have thousands of soldiers deployed who will not be home with their families. We can complain ourselves because many of us will not be able to be with our families, but remember they are safe and our military are in harms way.

Pray for them. We need to get connected some how through the Zoom type programs. A phone call, however short it is, will lift up their spirits greatly.

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Well, the vaccine is finally getting out to the people. I thought I was way down the list, but found out that because of my health issues I am next inline after all the first responders and assisted living folks.

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I have one thing that has me boiling!! I found out that our governor has decided to let the prisoners in our state get their shots before they even give any to the assisted living people. apparently they whine to the governor in my stats, that they can’t social distance so they need it now. She gave in.

Maybe they shouldn’t have been placed in that Hell hole in the first place!! They did something bad and they shouldn’t whining at all.

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I have been sharing all the new equipment the military is getting to up date all of their arsenals and far better equipment. is coming.

I believe a strong military helps avoids any wars.

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What’s up my friend? Are you oever run with the rush of the holidays? You are not alone. There are over 10,500 fellow veterans here who have you back.

However, is the load is too heavy, GET HELP!!

Jere is a toll free number to call 27/7. There are highly qualified counselors there to help you. They will not hang up until they know you are OK.

1-800-273-8255 Option # 1

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Remember:

You are never alone.

You are never forsaken.

You are never unloved.

And above all…never, ever, give up!

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Do Not Forget Our Military at Christmas

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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 will be reaching 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 ever day. That is almost one every hour. Doug wants to help stop those statistics. Doug sent off his mini proposal to an agent who is very interested in his concept. We will update you when we hear more. 

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It is only three more days until Christmas. Many of us have all our Christmas shopping done. The plans for the family gatherings are in place. There will be times of joy, sharing, and love, when the families get together.

Now, think about the people who are in the military and won’t be home with their loved ones. I had to go through that when I was serving my country in Korea. It was cold a dreary at the Christmas I spent with many other soldiers.

We did what we could to cheer each together up, but in the end, the emptiness and loneliness, crept into our souls, since we knew that our loved ones back home were spending quality time together, and we weren’t.

Don’t forget the thousands of military who are serving overseas right now. Pray for them, and keep them in your thoughts. I was told this very morning that there are 20,000 to 30,000 military just in Korea alone.

Have yourself a very Merry Christmas, but please do not forget those who are away helping us to have the freedom to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas, the birth of Jesus Christ.

Remember if you are in the  military:

You are never alone.

You are never forsaken.

You are never unloved.

And above all…never, ever, give up!

A Book Can Transport You Into Another World

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Exciting news! We have a new book on the way that I am writing with Dennis Booth, from New South Wales, Australia. It will be called, “Signs of Hope: For the Weak Days.” (Working Title.) It is a compiling of posts that Dennis and I have been doing on my blog at: www.dailysignsofhope.com. There are 0ver 54,000 followers on that site, and it is because so many people are seeking hope and it is provided there.

*Update: 12-22-13. I have have over one half of my share of the book done. We still don’t have a publishing date yet, but stay tuned to see what is happening. I will try to have an update often. 

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I am finding more time to write on this site lately. It could be because God is telling me I need to spend ore time with you here.

This Site will have two functions:

  • Share with you what the latest news is on my writing, and new books that are coming out.
  • Write words of hope at the end of each of my post that you can cling to help you through those cloudy and stormy days.

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Only three more days until Christmas. I had a wonderful day today. My granddaughter turned eighteen today. It is now past the shortest day of the year, and we can look towards longer days and summer. I also bought the last of my Christmas presents today. A perfect storm for what I needed.

Are you caught up in the rush of Christmas? Have you forgotten what the true meaning of Christmas is? It is the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ, and it is the time of giving.

When I was out shopping today, there were tons of cars trying to find that one parking spot. God was good to me, because as I turned one corner in the lot there was a lady ready to pull out. It was right next to the entrance to the store I wanted to go in.

I am always thinking of buying books for people. I did that again today. I know that it can be a lasting present, and the enjoyment goes on for a long time.

Books may be moving to different forms like digital, or in tablets, but for me the hard copy is the true way to read a book. I do have a Kindle, and I have many books on it, but my shelves are full of books that I bought, and acquired an autograph from the author that wrote the book. That is one of the benefits of being an author. We look out for each other.

Books can transport you to another world. They can give you visions of beauty. They can scare you out of your wits. The unknown is lurking on that next page.

Think about buying a book for someone today. They will enjoy it , and you will know that they have gotten something they will remember you by every time they see the book.

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!

Remember:

You are never alone.

You are never forsaken.

You are never unloved.

And above all…never, ever, give up!