Military Families

A smiling woman at the wheel of her car

When God Smiled During a Traffic Jam

A military mom finds peace while stuck in her car during rush hour.

Memorial Day remembering the military

This Memorial Day—Remembering Fallen Heroes

Beyond a day of picnics and barbecues, remember those in the military who fought and sacrificed for our freedoms.

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Memorial Day facts

9 Interesting Memorial Day Facts

For military families, it’s more than the unofficial start to summer. 

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Family walking on the beach

Enjoy Life Even When a Loved One Is Deployed

A military mom realizes that her moping is affecting the whole family.

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Military holidays

Military Holidays—What Do They All Mean?

Even for a military mom, sorting through the days and months dedicated to those who serve can be confusing. Here's a cheat sheet.

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Military family

An Unsung Hero Who Serves with Grace

In a military community, one mom who lives her faith by letting others help her.

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Woman in garden

When It’s Time to Call the Master Gardener

A military mom realizes her spiritual garden needs an overhaul after her son is deployed.

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Praying for our troops.

9 Ways to Pray for Our Troops

A military mom shares ways she has learned to pray for those who serve—and their families.

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Marine uniform

Finding a Fellow Military Mom

After her son enlists in the Marines, a mother finds support and encouragement in a surprising place.

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Women talking

Why Our Words Matter

What you say to someone else can hurt—or it can heal.

Listening to music

The Healing Power of Music

When her son was deployed and in danger, a military mom re-discovered the comfort and inspiration of music.

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Walking for fitness

5 Life Lessons from a Workout

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

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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.

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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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