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Today is Veterans Day in the United States. We celebrate all those who have served in our country in wartime or in peace, whether they are living or have passed away. Who are you honoring today?

Legacy in the Clouds

Legacy in the Clouds

  For a long time, I ran away from my grandfather’s story as a Medal of Honor recipient. I didn’t want to be overshadowed by it. It was too spectacular and too distant for me to connect with. He had his life and I had mine, and I didn’t see much connection between the two.

The God Who Sees

She gave this name to the Lord who spoke to her: “You are the God who sees me,” for she said, “I have now seen the One who sees me.” – Genesis 16:13 On November 11, 1921, the United States laid to rest the remains of a World War I soldier, his name “known but to

Veterans Day for Kids: What Does Veterans Day Mean to Your Child?

A few weeks back, my husband and I took a trip to Savannah, Georgia. We are lovers of American history and we visited a cemetery there that played a part in the Civil War. As we walked along the path, we came across a historical marker that caught my attention. The plaque marked the grave of

Veterans Day: Shield of Strength

Captain Russell Rippetoe was serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom in March 2003. Previously, while serving in Afghanistan, Rippetoe saw men die, which brought a renewal to his Christian faith and a new passion for the Bible. On the chain around his neck, he wore a “Shield of Strength,” a one-by-two-inch emblem displaying a U.S. flag

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