FACTS TO FACE IN THE FIGHT
1. There is a story of a military officer stationed in
Korea. She was in the Army 2nd infantry and the
division she was in had an unofficial motto: “Fit to
Fight.” She said that she was amused at how each unit
twisted this motto to fit their duties.
2. She said that the aviation battalion changed theirs
to “Fit for Flight.” And the band’s was “Fit to
Delight.” She said the best one though was the sign
posted in the dentist office: “Fit to bite.” We need
to face the facts in the fight.
3. There was once a boxer who was being pummeled in
the ring by His opponent. Blow after blow by his
adversary left him with a Bloody nose, swollen eyes,
and an enormous amount of pain.
4. The battered boxer’s trainer, trying to encourage
his man between rounds, kept telling him, “You’re
doing great, Fred.
5. That bum is barely touching you.” To which the
boxer responded, “Then you better keep your eye on
that referee, because somebody is killing me!
6. In the same way you and I are engaged in a real
battle, one of cosmic proportions. We know we are
facing a real opponent because this world bears the
bloody, painful scars of this conflict: war among
nations, shattered lives, broken homes, suicide, rape,
abuse, and immorality of every kind.
A young soldier wrote home in the midst of the
Revolutionary War. He was in the Army of Connecticut.
Gen. George Washington had stood before this army &
they were a motley crew. Less than half of them had
weapons that worked. They had no uniforms. They didn’t
know how to march.
They couldn’t stand at attention. They looked a mess
to General Washington. But when he stood before those
men, he looked up & down the ranks. Then he said,
"Gentlemen, I have great pride & faith in the men from
Connecticut." This young soldier, when he wrote home
told his mom & dad, "I ...
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