Halfway Through

I’m halfway through the Brigade Chaplain Course at Fort Jackson. We have the weekend off, so I’m taking advantage of the break to see nearby family. Yesterday I drove to Fort Bragg, NC, to see a niece and nephew, and his wife. I went to Fort Bragg before I met them, and saw the 82d…

Second Week of Advent

Opening Prayer from the Lutheran Book of Worship: Stir up our hearts, O Lord, to prepare the way for your only Son. By his coming give us strength in our conflicts and shed light on our path through the darkness of this world; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with…