Edie Melson

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Celebrating life's imperfections
Military Outreach Stories

Celebrating an Imperfect Life

Every imperfect part of life becomes something precious when sifted through God’s loving fingers.

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3 ways military families can cope with change
Military Families

3 Ways to Cultivate Resilience

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

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Acts of kindness
Military Families

Not-So-Random Acts of Kindness

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

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Military and Valentine's Day
Military Outreach Stories

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
Military Families

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?
Military Families

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
Military Outreach Stories

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
Military Outreach Stories

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
Military Outreach Stories

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
Military Families

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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