By an Angel’s Kiss, CPL Nicholas S Ott, USMC

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Kissed by an Angel, Where Violins are the Angels Voices,

and the Cello Sings Harmony.

CPL Nicholas S Ott, 23, Manchester NJ

died 10 Aug, in Hellmand Province, Afghanistan  while conducting combat operations

He was of 1st Bn, 3rd marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division,  III Mariner 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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LadyImpactOhio
August 13, 2011 4:11 pm

Rest in peace, Cpl Ott. Thank you for your service to this country, Sir.

May God grant you and your loved ones comfort.