A prisoner staring down evil (Heinrich Himmler) from an apparent position of weakness. Refusing to be broken. Defiant. Immovable. Unshakeable. Resolute and determined. Historians and pundits may argue as to the soldier’s county of origin, but what’s most important, is the fact he embodies the attitude it requires for us to fearlessly stand for God, family, and country in the face of insurmountable odds. We must stand……
If you haven’t read ‘Man’s search for meaning’ by Viktor Frankl, its a must in regard to this realm.
“Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl’s memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Based on his own experience and the stories of his patients, Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward with renewed purpose.
At the heart of his theory, known as logotherapy, is a conviction that the primary human drive is not pleasure but the pursuit of what we find meaningful.”