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Challenge Accepted

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Hearing God in Your Marriage

Monday Minute With God. As wives we have the unique challenge to practice submission to God in a very real, very tangible way – being submissive to our husbands....

Confessions from a Deployment

Another deployment. This was the first since having our third little boy. They were 1, 3, and 4 when he departed. I knew I was in for an adventure in the world of playing single mom. Thankfully he was only...

Life on the Other Side

On December 12, 2015 my husband officially retired from active duty. We had a small retirement party for him in our new town, surrounded by old and new friends–some who had been along the long journey with us, others who...

Just Wait

We wait all the time–in traffic, commissary lines, for our kids to get ready, for our husbands to walk through the door, for PCS orders, and on goes the list. Even after thirteen years as an Army spouse, “hurry up...

The Power of a Story

I don’t know about you, but I’m a seeker – a seeker of stories. I love to hear how other people come to know our Savior and Lord. Some day you might get a chance to hear a testimony by...

Start With A Good Foundation

What does it mean to be still? Webster defines it as “devoid of or abstaining from motion” and, “uttering no sound.“  In our world today, how hard is that? I can’t even hide in the bathroom from my kids for...

From Uncertainty to Epiphany: Hearing God’s Heart for 2016

Happy New Year & Happy Epiphany! Entering into a New Year causes us to look upon life’s direction and plot our course toward new goals and old dreams. It is also an opportunity to look within and mull over our...

Love Well–Part 2

  (Editor’s Note: You might want to check out Love Well–Part 1 before starting on Part 2.) But… A New Time. A New Neighbor We’ve left the Industrial Age and entered the Engagement Era. Neighbors we have never met face...

Friendships: Choosing the Right Friends

ex•tro•vert noun an outgoing, overly expressive person. synonyms: outgoing person, sociable person, socializer, life of the party I struggle with military moves: packing, dates, appointments, and goodbyes. But my biggest struggle is picking the right friends when we arrive at...