Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires.
Practice any art, music, singing, dancing, acting, drawing, painting, sculpting, poetry, fiction, essays, reportage, no matter how well or badly, not to get money and fame, but to experience becoming, to find out what's inside you, to make your soul grow - Kurt Vonnegut
(Moderate level) Widely acknowledged to be the greatest Vietnam novel, O'Brien's book unfolds as a loosely strung, graphic series of war memories evoked by specific objects carried by soldiers going into battle. "They carried all the emotional baggage of men who might die. Grief, terror, love, longing-these were intangibles, but the intangibles had their own mass and specific gravity, they had tangible weight." HISTORY, ENGLISH (war, Vietnam, Southeast Asian history, writing)
The Battle of Bunker Hill June 17, 1775, 1000 men dug in on breed's hill. They were up against 2200 british soldiers. The famous order for them was "don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes!" They waited for the british to be only a few steps away, before firing a deadly volley forcing the british to retreat. The british attacked again, same result, then again, but that time they fought hand to hand. There were 1000 british casualties and only 400 colonial…