(Note from A Chaplain in Iraq coutesy of Adopt-a-Chaplain)
We had a bad day yesterday.
We had 2 Soldiers that were injured, but it could have been much worse. The cool thing about it is that one of my Soldiers was completely peppered by a grenade.
In all rights he should have been dead. From the top of his head to his feet he had shrapnel, yet no major organs or his brain was damaged in this event. You are probably thinking, WOW he was very fortunate. I would agree until they took off his Flak Jacket which shrapnel had penetrated.
Remember, I said no vital organs were hit…They should have been. However, when the jacket was off they found an 8.5 X 11 piece of paper in plastic with scriptures of protection taped to the inside. The shrapnel had even gone through the paper, but the Words of protection were his testimony as to why he was not dead. God was glorified through this young man at the hospital yesterday. -Ch CN