Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Veteran's Day






Veteran's Day is always a day of reflection for me. Last year my husband finally retired from the military after serving in the military for over 36 years. In many ways I served with him, because I may not have stood in the line of fire with him, but I stood behind him, making sure everything was ok on the home front. Just as so many other wives still do today. So, I am always thinking of the spouses that are left behind when the soldier has to leave.

I know what it is like, when the soldier gets wounded - I've been there.
I know what it is like, when the soldier is deployed and you do not know where they are, you hear nothing for several months, they are under fire, they could be dead, your letters are unanswered for months (before the time of cellphones!) - I've been there.
I know what is like to wonder - is he still alive - I've been there.
I know what is like to welcome him home - I've been there!
I do not know - thankfully, what it is like to have lost him... to all those who have had to go through that loss, my prayers and my heart goes out to you! May the Lord's arms surround you with his love always!

Thank You!

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