Posts tagged with: navy

For this week’s Friday Voices, Claudia shares with us how she is grateful for God’s faithfulness, despite life’s challenges. Grateful for God’s Faithfulness by Claudia Duff   “Therefore, let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken,...
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For this week’s Worship Wednesday, Kristin shares with us how she is forging ahead to the beat of a better cadence. Find out why a former sailor would ever want to “Burn the Ships.” A Better Cadence to Call by...
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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...
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How We’re Learning By Kristin Goodrich Each of us who has worn a uniform or who is currently serving had to go through boot camp. My first-hand transition from civilian to military life happened one hot, humid summer in Maryland....
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  How We’re Learning by Kristin Goodrich I’m military. To tell or not to tell, that is the question. You know, when you wrestle to tell a “friend candidate” or a local person in your civilian community that you are...
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Laughter – the explosive kind, the giddy kind, the empathetic kind – and more laughter. Tears – the unbidden kind, the cathartic kind – and the “I’m laughing so hard, I’m crying” kind of tears. The common denominators at our...
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Next weekend, I will be attending a profound reunion with my military sisters as we celebrate turning 50 years young during the 2016-2017 school year. Thirty-one years ago, on July 2, 1985, in hot and humid Annapolis, Maryland, a group...
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I have learned that God has me right where He wants me to be. When I give my trust to Him I humbly tell Him that I give my life wholly to Him, for Him to use me for...
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This week I’ve enjoyed meeting, by phone, several recently commissioned Navy and Coast Guard ensigns who are currently en route to their first ships and boats. What joy I felt as I shared how faithful the Lord had been to...
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Formation runs. I conjure up sweat running down my back, a side ache, and the sound of somebody calling a cadence. Even today, on a trail run here in Colorado Springs, I heard echoes of “C-130 rolling down the strip…”...
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