Monthly Archives: October 2016

Prayer #1

Morning This is my page titled “Morning”.  I try to start every day with it.  I am free to digress or say some other things as well.   I then proceed to put on His “armor”… I get  “dressed”  for … Continue reading

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weapons…

We have been given weapons… not the physical weapons like the bullets, bayonets and bombs of the battle in the Valley… not physical breastplates, shields and swords… these are spiritual weapons… seems like I was taught (and therefore taught others), … Continue reading

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so there I was…

I couldn’t believe it… even though it seemed like that was what He was saying… “Come on Lord… you gotta be kidding me, right?  You don’t really want me to pray a rote prayer again, do you?”  I mean I … Continue reading

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Ia Drang Valley…

The first issue for me was that I had no idea that Phil Wolff was born into the Ia Drang Valley on August 29, 1935.  We are born into a world that is at war.  Satan’s goal is to totally … Continue reading

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heroes…

Do you have any heroes?  There were a whole bunch of them in the Ia Drang Valley during those fateful 3 days in November 1965…  people are still people in any year… doesn’t matter whether it’s 1865 or 1965… even … Continue reading

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what heroes say to their mothers…

“Hey mom… not to worry… I’m the best chopper pilot in ‘Nam right now… so all the Generals want me to fly them around… Generals do not like to be shot at… so you don’t have to worry about me.” … Continue reading

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We Were Soldiers…

100 years after Fetterman, I find myself in the Ia Drang Valley in Vietnam, replaying Custer’s Last Stand.  It is November 14th, 1965.  Colonel Hal Moore (Custer) is leading 400 men into an ambush.  He is there, not because of … Continue reading

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Little Big Horn…

Fetterman and 80 of his men died that day… December 21, 1866.   It was the army’s worst defeat until the Little Big Horn ten years later.   It was a very small battlefield and a very short fight.  Very … Continue reading

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Fetterman…

 I have the book (of course)… “The Fetterman Massacre”…  my plan is to re-read it as soon as we sell the B&B and this whole new life opens up where I will have time to do lots-a-bunches of things… primary … Continue reading

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Custer…

After Phil  (the all american boy – ever listen to Jack Armstrong on the radio back in the 40’s?)  had escaped from the herd of wild buffalo, he and ellen  were back on the road heading towards Phil’s primary goal…. … Continue reading

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