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.
Walking for fitness

5 Life Lessons from a Workout

A military mom realizes that getting fit echoes the challenges faced by a military family.

Making family memories

8 Ways to Find True Riches

Life goes by awfully fast. Make sure you hang on to what’s really important.

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How One Family Saved Their Horses from Hurricane Irma

With a hurricane bearing down on their West Palm Beach home, the Moritz family came up with an unusual way to protect their eight therapy horses.

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Talking to a teen

Communicating with Kids in 5 Words or Less

As Jesus showed us in the Temple, getting results doesn’t require a lecture first.

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Purring cat

Life Lesson from a Cat

After a stressful visit to the vet, some spiritual perspective on facing things we dread.

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Seniors sitting at a coffee table

This Alzheimer's Memory Cafe Is Giving Caregivers a Break

Amy's Place is the first free-standing Memory Cafe in the U.S. and its goal is simple: to give caregivers a little TLC. 

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Quilting and military life.

How Quilting Evokes Military Life

When piecing together the bits and pieces of an unpredictable life, it can still be warm and colorful and well made.

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Comforting someone

4 Ways to Comfort Extended Military Family Members

During National Stress Awareness Month, remember the grandparents, aunts and uncles and cousins of those who serve.

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Carolyn gives two of her donkeys some tender loving care.

A Sicilian Donkey's Courage Gave Them Hope

When Carolyn and Alan LeGrand were going through a tough time trying to care for their Oklahoma family farm, it was one of their Sicilian donkeys that reminded them they could persevere.

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Marine Corps

5 Amazing Things the Marine Corps Taught Me About Loving God

A military mom shares how her relationship with God deepened when her son enlisted.

Caregiver burnout

What Is Caregiver Burnout?

Caring for an ill loved one can be physically and emotionally stressful. Here's what you need to know. 

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A hunter green mailbox with its red flag raised indicating that there's mail inside

Special Delivery: You'll Never Guess What Was in Their Mailbox

Finding this adorable pooch was an unlikely but pleasant surprise.

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Friendship

An Unexpected Angel Comes Right on Time

When a distraught military mom sent her son off to boot camp, just the right person showed up on her doorstep.

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Ruby Stein with her cat, Nikki

A Miraculous Rescue After Five Days Stranded in the Snow

An 85-year-old woman trying to avoid an oncoming winter storm in the Rocky Mountains makes a wrong turn and finds herself stranded for five days with her cat. Would her faith be sufficient to see her through?

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