Change the World One Life at a Time

"I don't know what your story is, where you've been, what you've done, or what has been done to you.  But I do know from God's Word that you are not here, in this place and this time, by accident.  As you give God your time, your gifts, your resources and talents, he will use … Continue reading Change the World One Life at a Time

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Navigating The Storm

Navigating the storm... Wikipedia.com says this on the topic of navigating... "Navigation, in a broader sense, can refer to any skill or study that involves the determination of position and direction." In the course of life, we many times may find ourselves in the midst of circumstances and challenges that seem like a storm raging around … Continue reading Navigating The Storm

An Uphill Battle

I want to throw out a disclaimer in advance regarding this blog entry.... My goal is not to be debbie-downer, but instead to raise awareness to the plight and struggle soooooo many veterans and their families are facing.  My hopes are this: #1) The totally broken VA healthcare system will be destroyed and rebuilt in … Continue reading An Uphill Battle

Living Among the Lambs

You are not alone in your struggles. Transition is hard and takes time, but you CAN DO IT!!! This is another battlefield and war you're fighting. The key now is to learn how to fight it: what are your weapons, how do you use them, who/what is your supply & provision. Most importantly in this … Continue reading Living Among the Lambs

We All Face Challenges

My husband doesn't really enjoy accolades and he'll tell you that he doesn't handle compliments very well, to which I respond, "Get over it, because in this family you're going to get both!" 🙂 This week my husband joined a group of 14 other combat veterans to participate in the Save a Warrior Project hosted … Continue reading We All Face Challenges

Choose To Love

Love is a powerful force. Truly, the most powerful force on the planet. It has caused many to do foolish and crazy things, but many others to do heroic, self-less and life changing acts. There are countless accounts of wartime heroes who save the life or lives of their comrades in arms. Putting their own … Continue reading Choose To Love

LET YOUR LIGHT SHINE

"Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can." - John Wesley I discovered this quote several years back and it forever … Continue reading LET YOUR LIGHT SHINE

We ARE the UNITED States of America

We ARE United

With Memorial Day approaching, my mind is flooded with a jumble of thoughts and emotions..... I'm thankful for our troops, my heart goes out to their families, I want to cry when I think of those Veterans, in desperate need of help, who've made it back from combat, but have fallen through the cracks and … Continue reading We ARE the UNITED States of America

Sleeping With My Cell Phone

I drove two blocks from the house and reached down to pat my left hip, as I have done every time I’ve left my house for the past seven years. I fully expected to feel my cell phone clipped to the waist of my jeans. When I realized that what I felt was simply the … Continue reading Sleeping With My Cell Phone

Commanding the War from My Comfy Couch

What does it feel like when your child deploys to a war zone?  For most of us who have had to let our child grow up in such a way, we really can’t describe how it feels.....at least not in a nutshell.  If I had to choose just one phrase I guess the only one … Continue reading Commanding the War from My Comfy Couch