On Day 4 of Military Appreciation Week I’m featuring an excerpt of a story of Charles Dunwoody who served in the Army in World War II. Dunwoody’s entire story is told in my book, Battle of the Bulge: Stories From Those Who Fought and Survived. Here is the Kindle version. This blog is dedicated to... Continue Reading →
WWII POW Escapes Czechoslovakian Prison to Freedom
Richard Beach from Ohio was captured by the Germans in the Hurtgen Forest. This story in my weekly series of excerpted stories from my books is about Richard Beach who became a prisoner of war (POW) with the Germans. The POWs were a special group of veterans for what they endured. I was always excited... Continue Reading →
God’s Everlasting Spring
Here is another devotional thought to help all of us through this period of time when we are confined inside. Unfortunately, I could not find a picture of a cow flying through the air. Hopefully this one will suffice—at least it is the right breed- Holstein. Stay safe and keep believing in God to care... Continue Reading →
Vietnam Vet Served as Artist in 221st Signal Corps
Welcome home Vietnam Veterans! On Sunday March 29, 2020, our nation observed Vietnam Veteran’s Day. I’ve interviewed several Vietnam veterans. This story of LeRoy Jesfield whom I met during a speaking event near his home is special to me. He was at the outdoor event carrying a big camera as he enjoyed taking photos, along... Continue Reading →
The Soldier who was Asked Not to Serve
Today I’m honoring a World War II Army medic who was born 94 years ago this week. A friend recommended I talk with him a few years ago and am I glad to have done so! What a story! I wrote this for a military publication I write for. It is commitment to his country... Continue Reading →
Make My Faithfulness Like a Double Shot of Espresso!
And He came to the disciples and found them sleeping and said to Peter, “So you men could not keep watch with Me for one hour?” (Matthew 26:40) If there had been coffee shops during Jesus Christ’s time, I’m convinced He would have taken one look at Peter’s, James’ and John’s sleepy faces at Gethsemane... Continue Reading →
Follow The Writers View for Practical Advice
If you are a Christian who is a writer or feels God has called you to be a writer but you don't know what to do first, I recommend you join TWV1 -- The Christian Writers View Group on Yahoo. I've followed it for many years and have found it to be informational, biblical and... Continue Reading →
Friendship to Go!
And He came to the disciples and found them sleeping and said to Peter, “So you men could not keep watch with Me for one hour?” (Matthew 26:40) If there had been coffee shops during Jesus’ time, I’m convinced He would have taken one look at the sleepy faces of Peter, James, and John at... Continue Reading →
Does God Listen to Poor Kids?
If my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and I will forgive their sin and heal their land. 2 Chronicles 7:14 As a 10-year-old child, Joe thought life was one long struggle. For... Continue Reading →
Do you look for miracles in life?
Every Sunday I post a devotion that reflects my belief in God and His place as Lord of my life as a Christian.And when Peter came to himself, he said, “Now I know for sure that the Lord has sent forth His angel and rescued me from the hand of Herod and from all that... Continue Reading →