By an Angel’s Kiss, SSG Matthew V Thompson, 28 (Afghanistan)
Kissed by an Angel, Where Violins are the Angels’ Voices, and the Cello Sings Harmony.
SSG Matthew V Thompson, 28, of Irvine CA
died 23 August 2016 in Hellmand Province, Afghanistan from an IED
He was of 3rd Bn, 1st Special Forces Group, Airborne
Rest in peace, Staff Sergeant
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