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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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Family time
Military Families

The Joy of Wasting Time

A military mom remembers that some of the best moments in family life come unscripted.

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Military family
Military Families

7 Daily Reminders for Military Families

How not to let your world fall apart when deployments loom and schedules are blown up

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Turning your worries over to God
Military Outreach Stories

Traveling Light—Dropping the Weight of Worry

How a military mom learned to hand the burden of anxiety over to God

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