With all the sabre rattling coming from Russia lately, a number of Gen-Xers have found that we’re reliving parts of our childhood. Only now we’re doing it as adults. This has allowed us to stir from our jaded slumber and assure the generations which came after us, “Don’t worry, folks. We got this.”
The armored Humvee crawled down the rubble-strewn avenue, avoiding the larger piles and dodging craters, before it came to stop at its destination.
For the last couple of weeks I’ve been watching “The War” by Ken Burns on Netflix. I guess Veteran’s day is as good a day as any to share some reflections on the nature of this documentary series. First, due to my Mennonite background, I lean heavily towards a pacifist expression of the Christian faith….