Mom, I am so sorry. My life has been hell since March 2003 when I was part of the Iraq invasion… . I am freeing myself from the desert once and for all… . I am not a good person. I have done bad things. I have taken lives. Now it’s time to take mine.

A soldier’s suicide note, via Fr. Stephen Freeman, Transformation and Forgiveness.

It made no difference to this soldier whether the Iraq invasion was a “just war.”