Family

Families come in all shapes and sizes. Blended families bring both richness and complexity to both the large and very small aspects of family life. But even if family problems weigh heavily on your heart, rest assured that you can find a way to improve the love and connection within your family.


A military mom copes with her son being away on his birthday.

The Birthday We Spent Apart

A military mom learns how to celebrate her son’s birthday when he’s deployed.


Dominique (left) and Jen, reunited

Jen Bricker's Miraculous Family Reunion

The acrobat, author and motivational speaker had looked up to gymnast Dominque Moceneau since childhood, not knowing she had a stronger connection to her hero than she could have dreamed.

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How to help single parents in a military family

4 Ways to Help Single-Parent Military Families

Deployment forces single-parenthood on a military family. How to become a blessing in that scenario.

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A warm welcome at the American Bible Society

Finding God’s Grace at the American Bible Society

A warm welcome and celebration of the Peale legacy at the new headquarters in Philadelphia

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The American Legion celebrates its 98th anniversary.

Happy Birthday, American Legion

Chartered by Congress 98 years ago, here are 5 notable accomplishments by a great organization that helps our military veterans.

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No man left behind.

No One Left Behind

It’s a phrase that began on the field of combat but now carries meaning for all of us in daily life.

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K9 Veterans Day honors our military dogs.

Remembering Our Military Dogs

March 13 is K9 Veterans Day! We remember our four-legged service members.

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Finding hope in the Bible

Turning to the Bible for Hope

When her son is deployed, an anxious military mom reads the book of Psalms and finds solace.

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5 ways to fight negativity

5 Tips to Be More Positive

By filling up on the good stuff, there’s less room for the negative.

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Military family enjoying time at home

3 Ways to Cope When Life Is Disrupted

For military families, schedules and plans can change in an instant. Here’s how to manage.


Longing for a military son far away on deployment

Longing for a Son Far Away

As a military mom yearns for her son to be home and safe, God reassures her.

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Treating yourself with compassion during Lent

Giving Up Self-Criticism for Lent

Learning to see yourself through God's eyes–as loving, worthy and deserving of compassion

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A military mom comes to truly appreciate the national anthem.

Standing with My Son

A military mom comes to understand what our national anthem truly means.

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Love stories at the beach

Trading Love Stories at the Beach

Family stories of true love fill a daughter’s romantic heart with hope.

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