One of the opportunities Tim had this week was performing what the Army calls an invocation at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Luncheon conducted by his brigade, the 525th BFSB. Tim has been acting-brigade chaplain for 2 months now, and this invocation is part of what the brigade chaplain would noramlly do. So, he had the privelege of reading a passage of Scripture and saying a prayer over the luncheon. He did a FABULOUS job! As I listened to the different speakers who performed readings from some of the writings of King's family and intimate friends, I was struck by how deeply spiritual a man he was. He was a minister, found himself constantly in prayer, and quoted the Bible daily. His overarching message was "We will overcome", yes, but also "We will overcome without violence." It was a wonderful time of reflection and rememberance.
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Because I never seem to say enough about him, here is an entire blog post dedicated entirely to that man of mine. My husband is fantastically one of a kind. God truly broke the mold after making him. Having spent the last 2 weeks with him (day in and day out) I am reminded of just how blessed I am to have him in my life. He has the brain of a genius, the brawn of a athelete, and the behavior of a REALLY nice guy. Everywhere, everyday I see evidences of just how wonderfully God made him. There is almost always alot of thought and effort that goes into his actions (whether or not I can see it at the time!). And if I can't figure something out, you can bet your sweet bottom that HE can! He has the amazing ability to think of things that, even if given a month, I would never think of. During our deployment I grew to miss his ingenuity and get-it-done-ness all the more. And it has been SO nice to be able to say to myself, "Don't stress about it. Tim can fix it!" …