By an Angel’s Kiss, Spc James A Butz

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

and the Cello Sings Harmony.

Spc James a Butz, 21, of Porter, IN

died 28 Sept  in Helmand Province, Afghanistan from an IED

He was of  1st Bn, 505thj Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division

Stand Down,  Soldier

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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