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Military Families

On Working Parents Day, Don’t Forget Military Families

How you can help parents in your community who also serve in the military or the reserves.

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Military Outreach

Beyond Fear–Finding Pride and Peace

Military moms experience a wave of emotions when their children enlist. Here are a few.

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Military Families

Feeling God’s Love on 9/11

A military mom remembers a day that changed her family’s life.

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Parents of a soldier
Military Outreach

How a Military Mom Learned to Trust God

When a son enlists, a mother’s urge to be in control is challenged.

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How to avoid potholes in life
Military Families

How to Avoid Potholes in Life

A military mom learns to steer her way around life’s obstacles, not toward them.

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Military Families

When to Hold Back and Rest in Faith

An overprotective military mom learns when not to call her son’s base to check on his health.

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Be a light to others, not a source of hurt
Military Families

Be a Source of Hope, Not Hurt

A military mom shares the importance of being a light to others.

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Military Families

In the Military, More Than Just a Uniform

The passion to serve is about something bigger.

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Lessons from a traffic jam
Military Outreach

Lessons from a Traffic Jam

For an impatient military mom, nothing’s worse than being stuck in traffic–or is it?

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How worried military families can find inner peace.
Military Outreach

5 Ways Worried Military Families Can Find Peace

These attitude-changing tips can make all the difference for those who have loved ones in harm’s way.

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