In which an Afghanistan veteran reflects about Afghanistan

I greatly appreciate Stephen and his wisdom. This is a soldiers view of the war in Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom.

Thoughts from the Catholic Cave

I’m sitting in front of my computer in the living room of our 1,500 square foot suburban home, our 11 month old son playing with his toys on the floor beside me. He looks up occasionally to smile or babble loudly. I have the day off from work and my wife is taking a much-deserved daycation from the daily grind of mothering and homemaking. Today it’s just Peter and me. The curtains and shades are pulled back, the front door is open, and sunlight fills the house. I have little toleration for artificial indoor lighting when it’s bright outside. It’s another 90+ degree day with low humidity. I love hot weather, especially dry heat. It reminds me of Texas, Arizona, and Afghanistan. I maintain that the hottest part of the day is the best time to go running.

I decided to write and publish some current thoughts about Afghanistan, however…

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Author: Jon

Jon Kauffman graduated from Goshen College, earning a BA in Religion. Jon attended a Mennonite Church while growing up and currently attends the Salvation Army Church. Jon works as a drafter at TrueNorth Steel, Fargo, ND.

2 thoughts on “In which an Afghanistan veteran reflects about Afghanistan”

  1. And, Amen!
    Dear Heavenly Father,
    May any Christian left behind be a beacon of light through Your Son our Saviour -Jesus! May they show Your love to evil over there and bring more to worship YOU and not their false evil “god”!
    In Jesus name we pray Amen and Amen!


    1. I meant to post that prayer under a different blog 😳 I’m not sure how I ended up posting it here! Have you ever had that happen? 🤷‍♀️Maybe it was meant to be here, too!!! Have a blessed day!


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