The events of the day, which was a typical Sunday:
0500 – Wake up, shave, get dressed for Physical Training
0600 – Run with a soldier who asked me to pace him on the 2 mile physical fitness test run.
0700 – Morning chapel service.
0800 – Breakfast with a group of other chaplains.
0900 – Go to the office, have a devotional and prayer time, read the morning e-mail, and come up with a “Chaplain’s Thought for the Day.”
1000 – Walk to all the companies and visit with the troops.
1100 – Counseling session.
1300 – Lunch
1400 – Finish the sermon for the afternoon service.
1500 – Visit with a soldier who is going on emergency leave after the death of his grandmother.
1600 – Practice some hymns on the guitar.
1700 – Afternoon chapel service.
1800 – Sunday barbecue, visit with more soldiers.
1900 – Talk to some people about resolving an issue with the emergency leave.
2000 – Call Sheri (my lovely wife, who I miss greatly!) from the office.
2030 – Catch the bus back to my trailer.
2100 – Read some more e-mail, post this blog entry.
2200 – Go to bed and get ready to start again tomorrow.
All in all, it was a pretty easy day.