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For military families–or all families–moving can be God's training tool for learning to embrace change.

by Edie Melson

Illustration of a meteor shower in the night sky.

In this excerpt from His Mysterious Ways, a meteor shower shines a light on a desperate job seeker.

by Rose T. Zeilman
, Jacksonville, Florida

Learn the difference between forcing good times and just letting them happen by becoming an opportunity maker.

by Edie Melson

When someone you love is deployed, the nights may be long, but sometimes it's the daylight hours you have to watch out for.

by Edie Melson

Military family financial advisor Ellie Kay

Here's a continuing list of financial and legal actions to take to protect you and your family before deployment. 

by Edie Melson

Eventually I stopped fighting back and began to listen to what our son had to say. He won me over with these simple words...

by Edie Melson

Brian and Kayla

They both went to Iraq; he came back injured. She was prepared to take care of him, but could he take care of her?

by Kayla Williams
, Broadlands, Virginia

Military family financial advisor Ellie Kay

Before deployment, whether you are married or single, it’s important to take care of business before leaving the U.S. It will make all the difference for family members back home.

 

     
    by Edie Melson

    Blade embraces DD with love and gratitude.

    A veteran believed suicide was the only respite from his pain–until DD, a rescue dog,showed up.


    What if we planted a healthy, gospel-centered church near every major Marine Corps base around the world? A stable church family for military families whose lives are full of instability.

    by Edie Melson

    Those friends who rejoiced with us in Jimmy’s decision gave us a precious gift. In them, we had a safe place to share our struggles without fear of condemnation.

    by Edie Melson

    I remembered how much I meant to my earthly daddy and how much I mean to my heavenly father. How does that relate to the time my son spent as a soldier in Iraq?

    by Edie Melson

    My son's 13 weeks of boot camp were a trial by fire for me as well. I was getting a crash course in what it means to be a military family.

    by Edie Melson

    If you'd like to let a military family know they're in your thoughts and prayers, here are some tips to keep in mind.

    by Edie Melson

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