Link To Our National Anthem
I am a Veteran and have served my country in a war that some reduced to a conflict.
It seems to me that it becomes real easy for folks to forget the price that is paid when our First Responders and Veterans try and do the right thing and stand in the gap for a member of the community who they don't even know.
I was sent a link to the background info for our National Anthem. I invite you to listen to the story and you won't ever listen to our National Anthem the same again. Pray for our First Responders and our Vets as they deserve this moment of prayer. It's the least we can do today!
Thank You for your Service and Support. First Responders we love you.
Thank You Vets and First Responders for your willingness to make things right and stand in the gap for the community.
Just A Chaplain
Link to our National Anthem: https://www.youtube.com/embed/YaxGNQE5ZLA
2015 Sportsmen's Show
Notes from Chaplain Jim
Wow – here comes summer! Temperatures in Bend have risen dramatically and many of us are warming up – some are complaining already about the heat! It is pretty interesting how diverse we are when it comes to our Comfort Levels!!!
June is High School and College Graduations - Father’s Day and vacations. It is as well Kindergarten Graduation time – that’s right and don’t miss it either. We attended our last Kindergarten Graduation and were entertained beyond expectation. It was a real moment of transition for the upcoming citizens to be reckoned with and the future is really bright!
Following the many songs and tributes I believe that the highlight of the evening was watching my Granddaughter sing with her classmates a song that pretty much summed up their educational foundation for the Kindergarten year – two years of preschool and an unlimited influence of command presence she belted out the lyrics – I’m still trying to get them – to “Don’t Put Your Finger in Your Nose!” She had way too much fun while singing and demonstrating with in sync choreography the brutal reality of the message - Don’t Put Your Finger in Your Nose! At Least one should not get caught with the activity or gesture.
You got to laugh! Humor has become one of the very best tools for Stress Management! With that said – our chaplains have worked hard this recent spring and with summer approaching I know I will need to spend some time with our chaplains and families laughing a little and relaxing – hopefully around the campfire singing – Don’t Put Your Finger in Your Nose! Have a Safe and Blessed Summer filled with laughter and activity. Restore, Recover, Renew and Refresh your Reserves.
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