By an Angel’s Kiss, Spc Koran P Contreras and PFC Douglas J Jefferies

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

and the Cello Sings Harmony.

Spc  Koran O Contreras, 21, of Lawndale, CA and

PFC Douglas J Jeffries, 20, of Springville, CA

died 8 Sept in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan  from an IED

They were of  2nd Bn, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

Stand Down,  Soldiers

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
September 10, 2011 1:28 pm

SPC Contreras and PFC Jefferies:

Thank you for your service to our country, sirs. You both gave the ultimate sacrifice and we are grateful.

May God keep you in the arms of the angels, and grant your loved ones solace.