Decades ago, a six-year sojourn in Canada acquainted me with the awe in which the denizens of that snowy realm hold the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Many a northern lad could dream no grander dream than growing up to join the ranks of these bravest of all servants of Queen and Country. In one fatefulContinue reading “Badges of Shame, and of Honor”
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Where Honor is Due
Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen,Let honor to thee, O God, be sung;Dir sei Lob und Dank bereit.For thee, let praise and thanks be prepared!Dich erhebet alle Welt,All the world exalts thee,Weil dir unser Wohl gefällt,Because our welfare is pleasing to thee;Weil anheutBecause today,Unser aller Wunsch gelungen,All our wishes have been achieved;Weil uns dein Segen soContinue reading “Where Honor is Due”
Only to Honor Thee!
I shall live only to honor thee,My Savior! Give me strength and courage,So that my heart may do right eagerly.Strengthen me,So that I may worthilyAnd thankfully extol thy grace! J. S. Bach From the fourth cantata of his Christmas Oratorio (streaming, CD, download). What do you think? Please comment, subscribe, & forward to friends!