Welcome to the Sanchez Family. We are a God loving, church going, unconditional loving, Army family of three wild and crazy boys and one 100 pound english bulldog, taking it one day at a time. I'm the mom, the only girl in the house, and the Queen. Hang on tight, it's sure to be a wild ride!

Saturday, September 3, 2011

It's a God thing weekend.... **added new picture from my husband**

Linking up with Minivan Diva this weekend for it's a God thing weekend and you should too!

"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends."~ John 15:13

This weekend my husband, on the left, and his friend, the one in the middle, are in St. Louis celebrating the life of a fallen soldier and more importantly the life a a friend.  SSG Michael Deason was killed August 31st, 2006.  It has been 5 years since he gave his life for our freedom and I thank him daily for it.  Please take a minute to say a prayer for his family today.  They are dedicating a highway in his name in MO today.  I know they are proud but hurting at the same time.

What's the God thing in your life?

My husband had the opportunity to visit his friends grave after 5 years.  I am sure it was hard for him, but I know he needed to do this.  I am so proud to be his wife, he is an amazing man, soldier and friend.

Gone but never forgotten, SSG Deason.


hannah singer said...

so thankful for your husband's service to our country! praise jesus for these men and their families! thanks for sharing.
psalm 54:4

(and your header is adorable!!)

katie said...

I have to tell you that I had goosebumps while reading this post. Head to toe goosebumps. I am saying a prayer for his family and friends. I am so grateful for the brave men and women who are willing to sacrifice their own lives for our protection and freedom. I am also thankful for spouses like you who support those who are serving.

Karen said...

God Bless ALL of you. So unselfish and brave, a true American! We are so grateful for your husbands service!!

Lori said...

I'm so sorry for your husband's loss. I just can't imagine how hard it is to lose friends doing what he does.

Laurie J said...

what selfless work our soldiers do! thanks for this beautiful post....and yes, i pray for your friends this weekend of memorial

Christy said...

During Chad's first deployment to Iraq we lost so many good friends. Our company lost 9 out of the 10 lost in the Battalion. It hurts and always will. That company we were with are planning a huge family reunion next summer, if we're back in the states we plan on making it if Chad's not deployed. Those guys have all made sure that none of the 9 are forgotten.

The Mom said...

Thanks for all the sweet words. I am proud to be an Army wife and proud of my husband and all who serve!

Anonymous said...

You having an amazing husband who serves our country! You are an amazing wife to stand by him!