He never complained about his long, involuntary service in the Army, but he never talked about it either. To him it was part of life, something you did because you were born in and grew up in this country.
Dear God, don’t let the world forget what we’ve done, and if we forget you, Lord, please don’t forget us. We really do like it when you thank us for our service, folks, so say “thanks” to a veteran on Veteran’s Day!
To know that God’s Heaven is not people with those whose lives were lived in perfect ease, or perfected bodies, or perfection of circumstance, but rather those who spent their lives following the perfect Light of the Son.