It is Time to Reach Out to our Brothers and Sisters in the Military

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I have some more headlines from the news about the militaary:

This would-be airman really wants you to know he won’t enlist if Biden is commander-in-chief.


Soldier killed in non-combat incident in Kuwait
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The Navy just got its hands on a new laser weapon to play with..

He spent three years as a POW during WWII. Now he’s finally being recognized for his heroism.

Police officer and National Guard veteran dies from injuries in Capitol riots.

What military books do you want to see adapted for film and television?

Women in the US military may finally get body armor that actually fits.

USS Nimitz ordered to turn around and stay in the Middle East amid Iran threats.

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It has been hard for me to see all the turmoil going on in our country. The democrats seem to be damaging our country by doing the second impeachment, letting rioters move freely in democratic cities, and pushing socialism.

That is my opinion, and you may think otherwise. That is the beauty of our country. We can disagree and not get shot like is happening in north Korea.

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I am making a big push to get new subscribers. Not to make me look better, but to reach out more to veterans that may be hurting.

This site will slowly turn into a full reach out to my brothers and sister.

I will begin to share each day how we can overcome PTSD, TBI, depression, anxiety, and many of the usual suspects.

Each post I will pick a topic like those above to share a whole post on it.

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What I am asking you to do is spread the word.

Please let everyone you know that is a veteran about thig site. Let them know there is help there for them.

This will gives us many new subscribers who will be helped.

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I will be using this section in the future to really reach out nad try to help. I know there are many of you battling your demons from being in the military.

How are you doing? Did the rioting at our nation’s Capitol cause your blood to boil? It sure did mine. I have nothing good to say about what went down.

If you are struggling and can’t take it any more, GET HELP!!

Here is a toll free number for you to call that has highly qualified counselors to help you and it is free.

They will not hang up on you until they know you are OK.

Don’t take on this not so friendly world alone.

1-800-273-8255 Option # 1

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Remember:

You are never alone.

You are never forsaken.

You are not unloved.

And above all….never, ever, give up!

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The is Corruption, Sadness, Death, and Self Doubt in Iran

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Now for the post that is about as current as you can get. Much of the information was on CNN.com this morning:

There is Corruption, Sadness, Death, and Self Doubt, in Iran.

In the Book, The Shack, By William Paul Young, there is talk about “The Great Sadness.”

This term relates to the awful time that Max, the lead character, goes through when he fears his daughter has been murdered. In this story the timeless question is asked, “Where is God in a World so filled with unspeakable Pain?”

Max found the answer. (I suggest you read the book to find out what answers he found.)

How do we find the answer?

We can look at Iran and see many things that need answers. There is corruption, great sadness, death, self doubt, depression, and living Hell.

The people of Iran are desperately seeking answers. They are living in their own great sadness. They are rioting. They are defying the government. People are dying because of their strong will for change.

Why does God allow all this to happen? Can’t He come down to earth and wipe out the bad guys, and give the good guys peace? Yes, He can.

Does it do that? No. Why???

God allowed us to make choices. He gave Adam and Eve free choices. Their choices cost them dearly. They would now have to go through death to be with the Father.

We see examples of bad guys causing pain and anguish everywhere.

How about Hitler? He murdered millions of innocent people just because he didn’t like them. They weren’t an enemy that he needed to fear. They were outsiders in his mind, and he decided to try to exterminate them.

How about Stalin? He must be in the Guinness Book of records for killing the most people. His total was over 42 million. He killed because he didn’t like them, and because they were trying to dethrone him.

More recently we had Saddam Hussein. He was a dictator that loved to poison, shot, rape, and imprison anyone who looked at him wrong.

Now we have Iran with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, winning a corrupted election, and the people are fighting back. Many are dying. Neda Agha-Solton was one of the people who died and she was a peaceful protester.

Her name Neda means voice. She may have died, but her voice has been heard all over the world. Ahmadinejad, the leader of Iran claims that there was something very wrong with her killing, and there needs to be an investigation. Another leader claims that it was the CIA that killed her!

The Iran government has become desperate. They have arrested more than 230 students, professors, journalist, and reformists. This is a calculated push to eliminate any opposition to the government. Even the main opponent Mir Hossein Mousavi is under constant police surveillance.

Among the most prominent reformist detained was Ebranim Yazdi, 78, who was a key aide to the Islamic Republic’s founder, Ayatollah Khomeini, and served as the foreign minister after the 1979 revolution.

He was hospitalized when he was arrested. They came right into his hospital room took out the intra-venous tubes and took him to the notorious Evin Prison.

So why doesn’t God step in there and clear this mess up?

He is a loving God. He let us choose our destiny. He gave the people choices, before Noah built the ark. He gave the people of Sodom and Gomorrah choices before He destroyed them. He gave Pharaoh choices before his own son died.

This is and will be the pattern while there is still an earth to live on. We make our own choices. You make your own choices. Think about those choices. Do you know for sure that you are making the right ones? God loves you the way you are. He just doesn’t want you to stay that way.

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