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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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Have a Happy Fourth of July!

Happy Fourth of July! It’s the Fourth of July already? Oh my, that means summer is in full swing, and that we are half-way through the year! Yikes!

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A Warrior’s Faith Book Review and Giveaway

Disclosure: I was given an advance reader’s copy of this book to review by Family Christian.  All opinions are my own. Who kept the faith and fought the fight; The glory theirs, the duty ours. – Wallace Bruce It was with … Continue reading

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September 11, 2001 – I Will Never Forget

But when I saw her again, we were different women than when we earlier stood talking in front of the preschool. September 11, 2001 It was one of the most beautiful September mornings I can remember. The sky was crystal … 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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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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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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Some quiet time with Super Heroes

 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.  John 15:13 NIV A few years ago, my husband and I answered a call for volunteers for our local historical society. I am not embarrassed to … Continue reading

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Playing in the sandbox

“I think when I was two years old in the sandbox. I think I formulated my basic philosophy there, and I haven’t really had to alter it very much ever since.” – Boyd Rice My oldest son has been out of … Continue reading

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