Friends and Family

What is a family? Sometimes your family includes friends who stand by you in every season of life. The heart of your family might also be your marriage, or the meaning and purpose you derive from parenting, caregiving, or even loving the pets who never let you down.

A small, tan dog standing in a forest stream.

The Dog in the Woods

He had lived through one hurricane. Could he possibly survive another?

How to support a military spouse

Challenges of a Military Spouse

Whether their loved one is on active duty, in the reserves or deployed, the spouse at home needs special consideration, too.

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'Victoria & Abdul': The True Story Behind The Film

'Victoria & Abdul': The True Story Behind The Film

Author Shrabani Basu reveals the true story that serves as inspiration for the upcoming film starring Dame Judi Dench. 

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Feeding a son returning from military deployment

Feeding My Son

A military mom better understands God’s generosity as she welcomes home her deployed son.

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Palm trees in a storm

A Worried Mom Waits Out the Storm

As Hurricane Irma bore down on her son’s family in Florida, a mother finds spiritual refuge.

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Working parent

On Working Parents Day, Don’t Forget Military Families

How you can help parents in your community who also serve in the military or the reserves.

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First day of high school

First Day of High School

A mom reflects on a son's road to adulthood.

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Road trip

Father/Son Road Trip

Sometimes the greatest gift you can give someone is your time. That was my 30-year-old son’s gift to me.

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Proud military family

Beyond Fear–Finding Pride and Peace

Military moms experience a wave of emotions when their children enlist. Here are a few.

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Call for help

A Military Family Calls in Reinforcements

Sometimes, in the middle of a spiritual war zone, you need to pick up the phone for help.

Handprints of love

Handprints of Love

A lasting impression left on the hearts of adoring grandparents

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Marine saluting flag

Feeling God’s Love on 9/11

A military mom remembers a day that changed her family’s life.

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Max and his mother with his iguana, Bill in a no longer messy bedroom.

This Iguana Was an Answer to Prayer

I couldn't stop worrying about my son's problems. If only I could find some way to help him.

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Love like a child

A Child-Like Love

Children can offer us the best examples of how to look at the world.

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