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No one has ever seen God, so we can't answer the question asked in the title of this blog, can we? But, I like to think the possibilities are endless with how much our Creator can…Blog How Big are God's Hands? 6 Likes
He is 20 years old and looks even younger. He is tall and thin with a 31” waist. If you don’t know him, you would think that he is shy. He is working at the first job opening he could fine when…Blog A Little Lesson in Respect 11 Likes
Before I start my little story, let me say that this story is in NO way intended to be about me. My involvement is strictly incidental. This story is meant…Blog New Homes for Teddy Bears 4 Likes The Big Dipper is Still There . . .
Two nights ago, I found myself standing out on our deck at 2 AM, head back, staring up at a starkly clear night sky. It was one of those cold, silent nights, and there I was again, eyes on the…Blog The Big Dipper is Still There . . . 8 Likes
When my son became a poolee a year before he left for boot camp, I put to the back of my mind what my emotions would be when he would leave. Then, about 2 months before his ship date, I started…Blog Here....In This Quiet Place 8 Likes Insomnia!
So, it is around 1:30 am in South Africa and even though I only went to bed at 11:00pm I woke with a start. The first thing that went through my mind is that it is now 7:00pm in Parris Island.…Blog Insomnia! 3 Likes
I was so happy to receive a letter from my son this week. He had talked about his experience with struggling to successfully complete the combat water survival challenge. During his…Blog PLATOON 2146 IS AWESOME 4 Likes USMC General Topics Group USMC General Topics 57 Likes I Don't Think It's That Complicated . . . Rea
Without meaning to, it seems I've been thinking and speaking about OpSec and personal privacy a lot lately. …Blog I Don't Think It's That Complicated . . . Rea 18 Likes One Week!!!
It has been exactly 1 week today that we dropped off Alex @ the recruiting office and said our goodbyes.Everyday I go on here just to find out info about what hes doing,I'm learning a lot!! I wish…Blog One Week!!! 1 Like Six Years In ... And Counting
One of my sons and his wife were home visiting recently when his cell phone chirped. He looked down, smiled and then read the message aloud: “Happy Anniversary!” It was from his brother, who is…Blog Six Years In ... And Counting 21 Likes Do you know a SAM?
My son just finished Phase I at MCRD and is heading to Pendleton next week to begin Phase II. I send him a letter almost every day. He gets letters from his daddy every other day and his sister…Blog Do you know a SAM? 5 Likes My Mother Heart Is Content
Almost three weeks ago, I sent my boy off with strangers to what I knew would be the most challenging, even grueling, experience of his life.
I stewed for days waiting for "the…Blog My Mother Heart Is Content 13 Likes Legacy: Treasure in Old Trunk Pays Dividends
You never know when history will jump out at you. It first happened to me one rainy summer afternoon when I was 12, armed with curiosity and digging through an old trunk pushed…Blog Legacy: Treasure in Old Trunk Pays Dividends 15 Likes Pictures of a War Last a Long Time
Photographs from a war…
There’s a photograph floating around the Internet, circulating among a group of Marines and their friends. To many of them, especially the infantrymen, the photo…Blog Pictures of a War Last a Long Time 12 Likes Been There, Done That: Advice on Being a Mari
Being a Marine is hard, but rewarding. The journey is exceptionally tough, but when you look back you usually find the challenges you faced were worth it. The same may be said for being the parent…Blog Been There, Done That: Advice on Being a Mari 175 Likes Who Really Understands Marines?
Images of Marines from the West Coast:
1.) A week’s vacation is drawing to a close and my daughter, wife and I are in line to board our flight from San Diego to Dallas-Fort Worth to…Blog Who Really Understands Marines? 50 Likes Fathers Tears
Well as of late I have become a magnet for new Marines according to some of my friends here on MFN! LOL! LOL!!.. It has happened again.. About a 10 days ago I was window shopping for another car…Blog Fathers Tears 11 Likes