Military Families

Military families are strong as steel, grounded in a commitment to service, sacrifice, and pride. However, living in a military family can be challenging, between frequent moves and anxieties over safety during deployments. Face military family issues by reaching out for support, and staying connected to what makes your family's foundation so solid.

Family watching TV

7 Lessons from 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'

A military mom shares how a favorite family television special brought home some important truths about the season.

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

How the bravery of those who fought in World War II inspires a military mom today.

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Helping military families of disabled veterans

Helping Wounded Military Families

Tears in the grocery checkout line alert a military mom to a family in need.

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Finding your focus

How to Find Your Focus

When all about you is swirling in chaos, look to the light to find a focal point.

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Gratitude during deployment

Finding a Thankful Attitude During Deployment

A military mom shares how she came to find gratitude even when her son was posted overseas.

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Planting hope for spring with tulip bulbs

Planting Hope in Winter

A spring with the promise of tulips helps a military mom wait for her deployed son to return home.

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Thanksgiving family

An Extra Chair at My Thanksgiving Table

During the season of family gatherings, make room for those who can’t go home.

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Military welcome home

The Joy of Sharing

As a military mom lets go of fear for her enlisted son, she opens up to a community of supporters.

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Woman soldier

Veterans Day—Honoring Women Who Serve

Women in military uniform do the same jobs as the men they serve beside.

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Decorating the Christmas tree

How a Christmas Tree Tells a Story

A military mom cherishes all the ornaments on the family tree, a chronicle of her sons’ lives.

Veterans Day

Honoring Veterans and Praying for Peace

Unwavering memories of helping a grandfather with American flags when those who served were honored.

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Letters

The Power of a Letter

Despite the immediacy of email, a military mom shares that nothing beats putting pen to paper.

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How a military family should surrender

The Power of Surrendering

It's ironic, but when it comes to being a healthy military family or soldier, the concept of surrendering plays an important spiritual role.

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Support for a military family

An Outpouring of Love for a Military Family

How a church community offered love and support when a son enlisted.

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