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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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Mom making a phone call
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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Marine dress blues
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 Stories

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 Stories

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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Boot camp
Military Families

First Day of School, First Day of Boot Camp

A military mom divulges the most important things a mother can offer when a child heads off on a new journey.

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How to look at life through a spiritual lens
Military Outreach Stories

What Lens Are You Using to Look at Life?

A military mom learns how life can be viewed through a purely personal lens or a spiritual one–and which is more helpful.

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3 things to know about military culture
Military Outreach Stories

3 Things You Should Know About Military Culture

Understanding these attributes will help you better connect with the military personnel in your life.

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The sisterhood of military moms.
Military Outreach Stories

The Sisterhood of Military Moms

A heartfelt salute to a community of moms who support one another through thick and thin.

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