Tag Archives: duty

Reporting for Duty

The day after 9/11, a man appeared at a New York City firehouse offering to help. He was a former employee — he had worked at the firehouse from 1980 to 1984 before changing careers. Despite his nearly two decades … Continue reading

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Being There

The story below touched me on multiple levels and I am grateful to Forever Awezome for posting it. I don’t know whether this story is true or not. I WANT it to be true, and believe that so many kindnesses … Continue reading

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My Heroes: Warriors and Peacemakers: James Stewart

I recently realized that all of my favorite heroes were either warriors or peacemakers. I thought that was a bit odd. Yeah, I know, a lot about me is more than a bit odd, but in this case I dug … Continue reading

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Life and Death, Duty and Loss

My wife and I started our day by meeting with several family members and friends at a charity breakfast to raise funds for the Gold Star Moms organization. Gold Star Moms have all lost a child who died in service … Continue reading

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