“Always Be Batman”–A Little Girl’s Advice to a Soldier.

Via on Apr 26, 2013

a letter to a soldier

“Always be yourself…unless you can be Batman. Always be Batman.” ~ Caitlin

We all need a little lifting up in our lives, and more so when we’re so far from home. I remember many nights spent sniffling over my own homesickness–and during my very first few years in the Army.

And, sometimes as a soldier you can begin to lose faith–that others at home truly remember.

But then, you receive the kindest words from a stranger–and suddenly your little section of the world is much, much better.

Thank you, Caitlin, for taking the time to remind our soldiers that they are not forgotten (and, that they should always be Batman).

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Tara Lemieux is a mindful wanderer, and faithful stargazer. She is an ardent explorer and lover of finding things previously undiscovered (or, at the very least, mostly not-uncovered.) When she’s not writing, you can find her walking in the woods and sometimes changing the way we look at things, one simple moment at a time. You can contact her at via her website Mindfully Musing or, take one second to "LIKE" her on Facebook at Tara's Facebook Page. Or email her directly at tara@taralemieux.com. All roads will lead to one home, and rest assured she (and Nudnick, the wonder dog) would LOVE to hear from you.

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