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[PDF] ✩ At Hell's Gate: A Soldier's Journey Author Claude Anshin Thomas – Nessville.me In this raw and moving memoir Claude Thomas tells the dramatic story of his service in Vietnam his subseuent emotional collapse and how he was ultimately able to find healing and peace Thomas went to[PDF] At Hell's Gate: A Soldier's Journey Author Claude Anshin Thomas Nessville.me In this raw and moving memoir Claude Thomas tells the dramatic story of his service in Vietnam his subseuent emotional collapse and how he was ultimately able to find healing and peace Thomas went to In this raw and moving Gate: A ePUB memoir Claude Thomas tells the dramatic story of his service in Vietnam his subseuent emotional collapse and how he was ultimately able to find healing and peace Thomas went to Vietnam at the age of eighteen where he served as a crew At Hell's MOBI : chief on assault helicopters By the end of his tour he had been awarded numerous medals inclu.

Ding the Purple Heart He had also killed many people witnessed horrifying cruelty and narrowly escaped death on a number of occasions When Thomas returned home he found that he continued to Hell's Gate: A Epub live in a state of war He was overwhelmed by feelings of guilt fear anger and despair all of which were intensified by the rejection he experienced as a Vietnam veteran For years Thomas struggled with post traumatic stress drug and alcohol addiction isolation and even homelessness A turning point came when he attended a meditation retreat for Vietnam veterans led by the renowned Zen monk Thich Nhat Hanh Here he encountered the Buddhist teachings on meditation and mindfulness which h.

hell's download gate download soldier's pdf journey download At Hell's download Gate A kindle Hell's Gate A book At Hell's Gate A Soldier's Journey EpubDing the Purple Heart He had also killed many people witnessed horrifying cruelty and narrowly escaped death on a number of occasions When Thomas returned home he found that he continued to Hell's Gate: A Epub live in a state of war He was overwhelmed by feelings of guilt fear anger and despair all of which were intensified by the rejection he experienced as a Vietnam veteran For years Thomas struggled with post traumatic stress drug and alcohol addiction isolation and even homelessness A turning point came when he attended a meditation retreat for Vietnam veterans led by the renowned Zen monk Thich Nhat Hanh Here he encountered the Buddhist teachings on meditation and mindfulness which h.

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    At Hell's Gate: A Soldier's Journey ePUB ò At Hell's hell's download, gate download, soldier's pdf, journey download, At Hell's download, Gate A kindle, Hell's Gate A book, At Hell's Gate A Soldier's Journey EpubClaude Anshin Thomas volunteered at 17 to go to Vietnam and fight the war his nation was waging there He did so in part because his father suggested his should his father who had fought in WWII and who passed stories to him about the valor and honor of serving in combatWhat Thomas uickly learned was that there was little valor or honor to be had in Vietnam that the lines of combat were ill drawn that it was impossible to clearly identify an enemy and so he disassociated; grew numb; withdrew from all emotion so as to survive his experiences and the ramifications of killing and almost being killed He returned from Vietnam with PTSD which led to him self medicating with drugs


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    At Hell's Gate: A Soldier's Journey ePUB ò At Hell's hell's download, gate download, soldier's pdf, journey download, At Hell's download, Gate A kindle, Hell's Gate A book, At Hell's Gate A Soldier's Journey EpubThis is an amazing and powerful book about the ongoing practice of transforming suffering I cannot say enough good things about At Hell's Gate it moved me that much An autobiography of a Vietnam combat veteran At Hell's Gate shares with the reader the author's life experiences from the traumatic to the transformational This is not your typical Dharma book and much contained within is not pretty to read about What makes this book so precious to be is that Claude Anshin Thomas a mendicant Zen priest does not portray himself as a monk sitting on a golden lotus So many contemporary Buddhist authors do not share the ugly in their lives and when they seem to try they really only portray common faults Here is a humble and peaceful man who takes personal responsibility for hundreds of deaths during his tour in Vietnam as a gunner on a helicopter Beyond his combat


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    At Hell's Gate: A Soldier's Journey ePUB ò At Hell's hell's download, gate download, soldier's pdf, journey download, At Hell's download, Gate A kindle, Hell's Gate A book, At Hell's Gate A Soldier's Journey EpubAt Hells GatebyClaude Anshin ThomasAt Hells Gate is about a man the was in Vietnam and tells the stories of how it was like to be a helicopter gunner and he explains the suffering he went through all his life whether it was in Vietnam or back home and how he reached peace and transformed his suffering into ways he could handle it and not let his anger and fear from his past consume him Claude Anshin Thomas was a boy that grew up in a family that loved war Claude was a great sports player and he had the possibility of going


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    At Hell's Gate: A Soldier's Journey ePUB ò At Hell's hell's download, gate download, soldier's pdf, journey download, At Hell's download, Gate A kindle, Hell's Gate A book, At Hell's Gate A Soldier's Journey EpubPeace can exist Without warmongers no weapons and without weapons no warmonger Biniam Yibaleh My Review about the book AT THE HELL's GATE Soldiers are trimmed it to dehumanize other people or the so mentioned enemies and therein lies the seeds of war This reading A soldier overcomes hatred and violence showed the unimaginable understand namely how it is possible to look at a stranger as an enemy so that killing appears to be legitimate Soldiers pay for most mental illnesses that result from extended tours in combat When they get home to a country and government that would just as soon forget they existed And they suffer in being a puppet for a corrupt war based on liesSo soldiers need self discipline and the courage to transform inveterate habits of thought and reaction p


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