Edie Melson

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When the perfect moment doesn't matter
Military Families

When the Perfect Moment Doesn’t Matter

A military mom learns not to get rattled by life’s interruptions and forge ahead.

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4th of July Fireworks and a military son safe at home
Family

4th of July Fireworks and a Son’s Return Home

A military mom remembers a joyous display that echoed her heart’s celebration.

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8 lessons learned by a military mom
Military Families

8 Lessons Learned by a Military Mom

What a parent discovers after her son enlists in the Marines

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Don't be scared of shadows.
Military Families

Don’t Be Scared of a Shadow

Let God’s light shine on your path and don’t worry about the occasional shadow.

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U.S flag
Military Families

The Lasting Effect of Military Service

For the families of those who serve, the pride and sacrifice are felt forever.

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A father and his military son.
Military Families

7 Reasons Military Dads Are Special

A military mom shares some insights on another subject she knows a lot about–military dads.

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Writing a note is an act of kindness
Military Families

How Kindness Can Save a Life

A military mom remembers how a simple prayer and written note eased her torment.

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Flag day
Military Families

A Military Mom on Flag Day

Honoring those military heroes who have sacrificed for their country and spiritual heroes as well.

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A dog helps a veteran with PTSD.
Military Outreach

How a Dog Helped a Military Veteran Heal

A golden retriever leads the way out of the suffering from PTSD.

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Coping with a military deployment
Military Families

A Blessing in the Making

A military family and friends pull together during the worries over a deployment–and find grace.

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