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.
3 ways military families can cope with change

3 Ways to Cultivate Resilience

In military families, it’s important to be able to bend, not break, when change comes.

Child-like faith

Asking with a Child-Like Faith

When we come to God with a question, He will answer it according to what we need.

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Military and Valentine's Day

When Valentine’s Day Arrived in a Combat Zone

In a place of danger, a box of cards and candy transformed these soldiers’ day.

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Family baking

Working Hand-in-Hand with God

Baking together as a family offers ways to bond as well as bless others with the goodies from your kitchen.

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Trying to see too far ahead?

When You're Struggling to See Too Far Ahead

Sometimes it's the things close by that God wants us to notice.

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Military chaplain

Four Chaplains Day—A Reminder That Bravery Surrounds Us

The self-sacrifice of four U.S. Army chaplains during World War II is remembered today.

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Hearing God speak while taking a walk

In Silence, God Speaks

Feeling powerless over a deployed son's despair, a military mom goes for a walk and finds spiritual solace.

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Finding blessings in adversity

The Beginnings of a Blessing

A military mom learns that within every calamity or bump in the road lies the opportunity for hope and healing.

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Listening

A Military Mom Learns to Listen with Love

If someone in your family is serving and you run into a critic of the military, here's how to come from a positive place.

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Acts of kindness

Not-So-Random Acts of Kindness

Behind those seemingly small gestures of help and good will from others lies a more powerful force.

Family time

The Joy of Wasting Time

A military mom remembers that some of the best moments in family life come unscripted.

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Military family

7 Daily Reminders for Military Families

How not to let your world fall apart when deployments loom and schedules are blown up

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Turning your worries over to God

Traveling Light—Dropping the Weight of Worry

How a military mom learned to hand the burden of anxiety over to God

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Preparing with God's help

Preparation in Partnership with God

A military mom loves to prepare but knows that she's not doing it alone.

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