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By an Angel’s Kiss, 1Lt David A Johnson

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

and the Cello Sings Harmony.

1Lt David A Johnson, 24, of Horicon, WI

died 25 January in Kandahar Province,  Afghanistan from IED while on dismounted patrol

He was of the 5th Bn, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry 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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