Posts filed under: Family

Peace Despite Miscarriage in Military Life

This week’s post on finding peace despite miscarriage is Denise’s third in this series on miscarriage in the military. Be sure to read the first two parts of her story:  Miscarriage in Military Life and Load Bearers. Dear Sister…there is...

Miscarriage in Military Life: Load Bearers

This is the second installment of our three part series on Miscarriage in Military Life by Denise. She shares God’s faithfulness to provide load bearers to help them carry the weight of the unbearable pain and searing loss. Read part...

Miscarriage in Military Life

Today we kick off a three week series about miscarriage in military life. Denise shares her personal pain and God’s faithfulness in a relatable way that will encourage anyone walking through the pain of losing their unborn child. Miscarriage in...

Shaped by Our Scars

For this week’s Worship Wednesday, Muriel shares how we are shaped by our scars. Shaped by our Scars by Muriel Gregory   “This. Is. Hard.” The whispered words felt heavy on my mommy’s heart. My baby girl was two thousand...

Understanding the Call to Serve

This week I’m excited to share Karen Whiting’s wise words about understanding the call to serve as we bridge the gap between this month’s focus on parenting and next month’s focus on flourishing in work. How to Flourish when Mommy...

Flourishing When You Don’t Like Where You’re Planted

This Guest Post by Jennifer Raburn, one of our newest Worship Team members, gives us some great tips for flourishing when you don’t like where you’re planted. Flourishing When You Don’t Like Where You’re Planted by Jennifer Raburn The soil...

Can We Truly Be Content No Matter What?

Content: a state of peaceful happiness; a state of satisfaction; pleased; fulfilled; happy; cheerful; glad; unworried; untroubled; at ease; at peace; tranquil; serene Wow. Those words paint such a vivid picture of what it means to be content, don’t they? I...

Motherhood and God’s Grace

  I am frustrated. I am tired. I am worn out. I am doing this thing called motherhood and I feel like I am failing at it. And failing at it miserably. Do all mothers feel this way from time...

Use Your Words

“Use Your Words!” If I had a $1 for every time I have used these 3 words over the last 5 weeks, I would be on a cruise right about now! You see, we have a little visitor for the...

Help and Hope for PTSD

  PTSD The acronym for posttraumatic stress disorder has become too common in usage among military personnel and their families. Perhaps if I type the letters in lower case they will not carry the same weight, hold the same judgment,...