Tonia Gütting combines a deep conviction to pray with a love of writing in Planting Roots’ Sunday Prayer blog. She is married to a retired Army chaplain, and they are now starting a new church near Ft. Polk, LA. She raised and homeschooled three great military brats, and she plays St. Francis to a couple of crazy pups and a salty cat. She enjoys teaching and speaking, reading, and ruminating over a good cup of tea, as well as hiking and all things outdoors. Her blog is at

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