Part two of Meridian magazine's three-part tribute to Veteran's Day. This article by Dennis A. Wright, associate professor of Church History and Doctrine at BYU, looks at what President Gordon B. Hinckley once referred to as the "silver thread" of war, when "the finger of the Lord [plucks] some good from the evil designs of the adversary." Interesting stories about how lives have been blessed despite war. To read the entire story from the Meridian magazine Web site please click here.