Waging war against depression

I dedicate this piece to those who continue to fight the good fight. Depression isn’t a battle.  It is a war, and wars have casualties.  Some of us are unfortunately too familiar with this. There is no cure-all to depression.  It is a sort of infection of the mind that has no universal cause.  But […]

Reflections on Iraq

“The enemy is your greatest teacher.” In May of 2015 I received my honorable discharge from the United States Army. I gave up my freedom so that I could become a guardian of it.  I endured many nights of loneliness where I would go to sleep and wake up at odd hours of the night, […]