The Soviets are invading! What do we do?

The Soviets are invading! What do we do?

In 1939, in the middle of World War II, the Soviet military entered the small eastern European nation of Latvia en route to Germany. These troops, just as other Soviet troops at the time, were low on supplies including ammunition and food, and the vice-Consul at the U.S. State Department in the Latvian embassy wired Washington D.C. requesting permission to fly the Stars and Stripes over the Red Cross food warehouse. If our flag was flying over the supply depot, more than likely, the troops wouldn’t enter the building to loot it for food and other goodies. The good folks in D.C. responded with “no precedent exists for such action”. <insert a few choice words here> No precedent for such action? The vice-consul climbed the flagpole on the Red Cross...

Before Your House Crumbles

Before Your House Crumbles

The last Thursday of November is the day we set aside to specifically be thankful for all the blessings we’ve been given. It’s a nice time with family and friends, a gigantic meal, lots of pictures and good memories to create. I don’t know about you, but I find myself having moments of Thanksgiving throughout my week. Not the turkey and dressing, the apple pie or the nice wintery clothing, but the part about giving thanks. When I see a person without a home on the streets, I thank God I’ve been given shelter. When I see someone in a car accident, I thank God it wasn’t me. When I see someone getting arrested, I thank God my parents taught me better. And sometimes, I just thank God for being able to use my mental faculties to thank Him. In fact, in our...