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How to thank a vet on Veterans’ Day

Today is Veterans’ Day. Sometimes the meaning of these days of recognition get confused. Veterans’ Day – today – we salute all who have served: both during war and peace time – those who are still living. Memorial Day is … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Memorial Day

“All gave some; some gave all.” It is Memorial Day weekend, a chance to have a reprieve from work, spend time with family, and, hopefully, enjoy some decent weather. But, Memorial Day means so much more. It is the day set aside to honor … Continue reading

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What is the ultimate sacrifice?

When thinking of our military, the statement “ultimate sacrifice” conjures up thoughts of dying in the line of fire. For those of us not wearing the uniform, that truly does seem to be the ultimate sacrifice. As a military wife … Continue reading

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How Mother’s Intuition has deepened our bond

“Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way.” – Florence Scovel Shinn I believe God has blessed mothers with a very special gift. Do a Google search for “Mother’s Intuition,” and you could spend … Continue reading

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Proud Military Mom

I wrote this article a few years ago, and it was originally published in the Detroit Free Press Twist Magazine on November 10, 2007. Earlier this week, one of our youngest son’s friends left for the U.S. Air Force-BMT. Late … Continue reading

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Thank you for the opportunity!

Disclosure: I am participating in the Verizon Boomer Voices program and have been provided with a device and six months of service in exchange for my honest opinions about the product.       #VZWVoices #Boomer It is so very hard … Continue reading

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I am one ticked off military spouse

“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” John 15:13 The topper on the latest, most-blatant disrespect of our military members has enraged me beyond belief. How could something as shameful as denying … Continue reading

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The Top 7 Ways 9-11 Changed This MilSpouse

Where were you when the world stopped turning? – Alan Jackson September 11, 2001. We all remember where we were, what we were doing, and how the world became a scarier place. We watched in horror as innocent men, women … Continue reading

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Supporting those who support those who serve

“No one really wants to admit they are lonely, and it is never really addressed very much between friends and family. But I have felt lonely many times in my life.” – Bill Murray Sitting in church on Sunday, our pastor’s … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Military Wife

“Behind every strong soldier, there is an even stronger woman who stands behind him, supports him, and loves him with all her heart.” – Unknown Last night, two days out from Independence Day, I was cursing the firecrackers that some … Continue reading

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