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Friday, October 12, 2007

My Life/ Praying for our Troops



As I reflect on this photograph, I see once again that not all the brave leave the "home of the brave" to enter battle; some are required now to be the brave of the home

It is said a picture is worth a thousand words but it leaves me speechless and tears in my eyes.






We have a long list of good friends whose husbands are deploying

to Iraq next month. One of the wives sent me this. We feel compelled

to send it on. Your prayers are deeply appreciated. These guys

deserve our love, our hugs and most powerfully, our prayers.





Prayer Request:

I understand that life in Iraq is very difficult to bear right now. Our troops need our prayers for strength, endurance and safety.



"Lord, hold our troops in your loving hands. Protect them as they protect us. Bless them and their families for the selfless acts they perform for us in our time of need. Amen."

2 comments:

Lee said...

We all have to be brave, Shelly...at home and afar.

Some, however, a faced with dangers we never have to face, fortunately...for the sake of us.

Kate said...

poignant post! Very true that the ones left at home are often just as brave... I just cant wait for this war to be over... for sooooo many reasons.