One of my favorite discoveries of 2004 was the writings of Stephen Mansfield. I thoroughly enjoyed "The Faith of George W. Bush" as it gave me a fascinating insight into the character of our President. I have Mansfield's other books on my growing list of books to read this year. As I was browsing for new books online, I discovered that he's currently working on a new book called "The Faith of the American Soldier: From Lexington to Iraq" that is due out in mid-April. Then when I went to his homepage, I discovered that he has a blog and he's been in Iraq embedded with the troops. Needless to say his blog will be one I will be checking frequently in the future.