By an Angel’s Kiss, SSG Leon H Lucas, USMC

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SSG Leon H Lucas, 32, of Wilson, SC

died 1 August, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan  while conducting combat operations

He was of  3rd Bn,  4th Marine Division, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force

Stand Down,  Marine

Semper Fi

Rest in Peace

 

 

Give me, my God, what you still have;

give me what no one asks for.
I do not ask for wealth, nor success,
nor even health.

People ask you so often, God, for all that,
that you cannot have any left.
Give me, my God, what you still have.
Give me what people refuse to accept from you.
I want insecurity and disquietude;
I want turmoil and brawl.

And if you should give them to me,

my God, once and for all,
let me be sure to have them always,
for I will not always
have the courage to ask for them.

Corporal Zirnheld
Special Air Service
1942

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Lady Penguin
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August 3, 2011 8:35 am

Condolences to the loved ones you left behind.

May you rest in the arms of His angels.

redneck hippie
Editor
August 3, 2011 4:47 pm

You did all that you could do, honorably and faithfully. We will not forget.

Queen Hotchibobo
Editor
August 3, 2011 5:04 pm

We are grateful for our nation’s heroes. Thank you for your service.

May the family of this fallen hero find peace and grace. Our hearts are with you.

LadyImpactOhio
August 5, 2011 12:01 am

SSG Lucas, you are in the arms of the angels now. You gave the ultimate sacrifice for this country and its freedoms. That is something we will never forget.

God will grant you comfort and those you left behind. #SOT