Tag: Leader

The Warrior’s Psalm

“He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.  I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress:  my God; in Him will I trust.  Surely He shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.  … Continue reading The Warrior’s Psalm

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Myrer, “Once an Eagle”

“…he missed her, he missed them all – but the savageries and affections of the past week had turned them all to shadows.  That part of his life was over; and now, lying on the dense mat of grass, he knew in one sense it always had been.  But it was fun remembering…” Once An … Continue reading Myrer, “Once an Eagle”

Pressfield, “Gates of Fire”

 “One night I dreamt I marched within the phalanx.  We were advancing across a plain to meet the foe.  Terror froze my heart.  My fellow warriors strode all around me, in front, behind, to all sides.  They were all me.  Myself old, myself young.  I became even more terrified, as if I were coming apart … Continue reading Pressfield, “Gates of Fire”

Band of Brothers: Major Dick Winters

One of my favorite books…”Conversations with Major Dick Winters.” A reluctant American hero, Richard Winters was one of the reasons I chose service in the US Army Infantry. I’ve walked many of his footsteps on European battlefields where the "Band of Brothers" fought tyranny and oppression. During his life, Winters consistently placed the highest emphasis … Continue reading Band of Brothers: Major Dick Winters