An Open Post to American Society

"I need to get something off my chest. This past week, I have been grieving for families I have never met." Please take a moment out of your day to read this military spouse's view of what is happening in this country this week, and please spread the word - it's a message I strongly feel needs to be shared.

The Gratitude Project: Week Eight

My husband is not deployed, but today's Gratitude Project goes into depth into some of the feelings that accompany deployment... and, requests readers to remember those who *are* deployed. It also brings up something for which I am deeply grateful this week.

True Meaning of the Day

"So, enjoy your potluck dinners, your shopping sales, and your bar-b-ques this weekend..." but, make sure to remember the reason for the time off. And, be sure to face some uncomfortable, but necessary questions at the end of the article!

Military Life as We Know It

A government shutdown may not impact your family, but for my family, and millions of others like mine, the impact can be felt immediately. Please read this lengthy post - and, please remember on election days that Congress' actions have real-life impact almost immediately.

Reflecting on the Grace of God … In My Sunday Best

"It is by the grace of God I am able to take my fears and uncertainty for the future and turn to Jesus' divine image, and utter the words at the bottom of the picture - 'Jesus, I trust in You.'" How world events have led to a shift in perspective during this week's My Sunday Best.