This article is part of the Logos Memorial Day Sale. It is written by special guest James Fowler. James is a National Presenter at Faithlife and currently serves as an Army Reserve Hospital Chaplain at Madigan Army Hospital in Washington state. He also helped build the Chaplain’s Library.
“I want to be that guy.” This influential thought was a catalyst that changed my entire life.
At 17 years old I joined the Army Reserve and went to basic combat training. If you are unfamiliar, basic training is an intense introduction to the Army—one that taxes your mind, body, and soul. For example, before going to basic I was not a runner, so I found the morning physical training sessions particularly taxing.