How Great Thou Art: A Black Boy’s Depression-Era Success Story
A Black man's struggle through the military in America. The author kept a journal of activities throuhout his life. After being asked numerous time to put into words those achievements to inspire readers to look into the life of a child who heard over time "most likely not to succeed"and rose above those negative comments. The author shares his early years, college, military career and assignments, private industry, his minstry as a Pernament Deacon, and founder of a Safety and Environmental Engineering and Construction company.
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How Great Thou Art: A Black Boy's Depression-era Success Story
Walter H. Richardson
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Page 8 - Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep ; If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take ; And this I ask for Jesus
Page 5 - ... existence, or were temporary. Love is never to cease, v. 8. Knowledge, as a special gift, and perhaps also in the form in which it exists in this world, is to pass away. It is now the apprehension of truth as through a mirror — hereafter it will be lost in immediate vision, vs. 9-12. The permanent graces are faith, hope, and love, and the greatest of these is Love, v.