All posts by: Liz Giertz

When You Don’t Feel Like Celebrating

For this week’s Monday Minute, Liz shares what to do when you don’t feel like celebrating. Flourishing when Festivities Don’t Feel Fun by Liz Giertz I don’t know about you, but holidays stress me out.  I know I’m supposed to...

Veteran’s Day

A look at Veteran’s Day – Only 9.4% of Veterans are women. Less than 10%. These women of courage, loyalty, and strength have served our country well since before the founding of our nation. Formally recognized in service to their...

4 Ways to Gain a Heavenly Perspective on Housework

This week, Liz Giertz is excited to share with you some lessons God has been teaching her about gaining a heavenly perspective on housework. It hasn’t been easy but it has been worth it. 4 Ways to Gain a Heavenly...

When Worthless Work Becomes Worship

I’m honored to share for this week’s Worship Wednesday what God has been teaching me about how worthless work becomes worship. When Worthless Work Becomes Worship by Liz Giertz When I wore the uniform making sure the commander knew my...

3 Principles for Parenting on the Same Page

In this week’s Monday Minute, Liz kicks off this month’s theme of flourishing in parenting with some great tips for military families to practice parenting on the same page–God’s page! 3 Principles for Parenting on the Same Page by Liz...

5 Ways to Flourish in Transitions after Deployment

In this week’s Monday Minute, Liz kicks off our July theme of transitions with five ways we can all flourish during troubling transitions after Deployment. Flourish in Transitions after Deployment by Liz Giertz   Military families constantly face troubling transitions...

4 Ways to Wait Well During Deployment

In this week’s Monday Minute, Liz Giertz shares with us four ways we can wait well during deployment. Waiting Well and Flourishing During Deployment by Liz Giertz I am not a patient person. Just ask my kids. Or my husband....

Free to Worship

How We’re Learning by Liz Giertz Worship. Our founding fathers established this country ensuring people would be free to worship as they saw fit. As a soldier, I swore an oath to defend the document guaranteeing that right. While on...

Don’t Refuse God’s Affection in Your Affliction

  My son’s alligator tears soaked the navy blue pillow case and his sobbing shook the bed, as I tried to comfort him to sleep. We were about to PCS and he was inconsolable about moving away from his current...

When the Assignment Feels More Like Exile

We finally got our orders. And I confess, I wasn’t particularly thrilled with the destination. Yes, I know God goes before and prepares a place and has a perfect plan. But we’re so far from where we were trying to...