I had an off day yesterday and I had so much to get done. And I got a lot done.
But I didn't write.
I interviewed the first military person for this book Sgt. Felix Quintana, a purple heart soldier not because of the medal he wears on his uniform, but because his heart bleeds red,white and blue.
I told God that I would trust who he put in my life and their truth in totality.
That whatever message, he or spoke to me, that would be the word.
I am going to do the full interview tomorrow and I humbly ask that you visit
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His Website. Not about party or color. Just simply about being American.
I tried to write all night, but the Sgt.'s words hurt me for ask something of me that I did not want to give.
He didn't know he was talking to me, he was simply doing an interview and being honest and truthful.
But what he asked of me required to give up something.
He asked something of me of all of us, that at least for me would require sacrifice of my pride....
I wanted to complain, but hell this man has put his life on the line for this country.
This man has put on the uniform and said, yeah, I rep the United Got Damn States, What?
Come get it, matter of fact, I am going to bring it to you.
He sacrificed his all just for me to have a chance to decide if I want to or not.
I know God's word is reaching..
I seen Paul Pierce not do no Tebow, I saw a strong American man take a knee and give God the praise he deserves.
Rick Carlisle and Jason Terry asks something of us in Dallas, that the GOP is asking of us as well, that the soldiers like Sgt. Quintana are asking of us.
not to just be there, in the seat at the game, or at the polling booth, with just one vote.
They want us TO STAND UP. TO MAKE OUR VOICES KNOWN. TO LET OUR FOES KNOW WHETHER IT IS THE THUNDER TODAY WHO SAY THAT WILL NOT BOW DOWN, LAY DOWN, BECAUSE WE WILL SHOW THEM THAT THUNDER IS MIGHTY, BUT NOT MORE THAN THE STORM.
TO LET OUR PRIDE, NEWT AND TIFFANI, GO AND SUPPORT MITT ROMNEY NOT BECAUSE HE DESERVES IT.........
BUT BECAUSE THE PEOPLE DO...
Well, all I know is I am so tired
This nominee, this series really stings
But this Sgt's words caught on fire,
and I realized what all is at stake....
And I hear the cries of a child
And I heard the call of right
And God said its time to act from encouragement, from love
Nothing is more powerful than seeing when your brothers rose
And its time for us to give up our pride
Time for us to give that sacrifice
Because we are down it, we down 0-2 time to pull it, You could,
We will Shall, for you.
That is where I am going to end today........
Tonight, for those who make this season great for us in Dallas, we need to roar Dallas, we need to roar from our cars, from our chairs, we need to roar in that stadium.
We need to let the thunder know, we need to let the world know, we care.
Our team came home to read in our hometown newspaper about last year, nobody wants to see them win, nobody is going to call fouls correctly, none of that, but all they need is to hear the roar from us, to know we just not sitting there. We right there beside them every play,
damn what we think, time to show we can sacrifice decorum, to let our brothers know if this is it, I'm right there beside you..........
Because that is what Sgt. Quintana asked of me.........
And for him and his truth that we will find out tomorrow about...........
I'll gladly make that sacrifice..........
Dallas, they need the 6th man........... and that is you.
America, we need the 6th man............and that is all of us who not really feeling Romney at all.
time to take that bullet with honor and with pride that it is not about you.
Have a great game.........do what you do Dallas, don't run away from the emotion, challenge it and impose will........ your brothers and sisters got your back.
You home..........You home.
Thank you, Sgt. Quintana and every other soldier that sacrifices for us every day.