Military Outreach Stories

Walking for fitness

5 Life Lessons from a Workout

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

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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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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Worried and praying

Can You Bribe God?

A military mom realizes she doesn’t have to jump through spiritual hoops on behalf of her deployed son.

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Support teenagers in military families.

What’s It Like to Be a Teen in a Military Family?

Military parents and their young kids often get the lion’s share of attention and support. But don’t overlook the family's teenagers.

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Family time

Finding Family Time without Pressure

A military mom learns how to let her family enjoy time together before a deployment instead of packing the schedule.

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Brothers

How a Family Dynamic Shifted for the Better

When a son enlisted in the military, all of a sudden his relationship with his brothers improved.

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How a pet inspired a worried military mom

How to Break the Cycle of Worry

When her son was deployed, an anxious military mom took inspiration from the family dog to find a more positive way of thinking.

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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.

Learning to accept moving

Being Thankful for the Here and Now

A military mom learns how to see the positive aspects of having to move frequently.

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Faith by candlelight

Faith by Candlelight

A military mom remembers a stormy night when darkness engulfed her family except for one, small light.

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K9 veterans, dogs who serve in the military

Salute Our Military Working Dogs

National K9 Veterans Day offers a chance to support our canine heroes.

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Turning hurt into love

Turning Hurt into Love

Instead of lashing out when someone close to you is treated unfairly, seek out a deeper, wider justice.

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