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


How Do You Define Freedom

Freedom is defined by Merriam-Webster as: the quality or state of being free; the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or action; liberation from slavery or restraint or from the power of another; independence. Obviously this month more than any other there is a lot of talk and attention drawn to freedom because … Continue reading How Do You Define Freedom

Navigating The Storm

Navigating the storm... 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

Fight the Good Fight

If I’ve learned anything it’s that a service member’s fight doesn’t end when they return home from war or are even when they are discharged all together from active duty.  A battle still rages, on multiple fronts.  Most everyone is familiar with or at least heard of the PTSD battle and the coinciding battle for … Continue reading Fight the Good Fight


This week are sharing an article written by Susan Barrera previously posted at PTSD AND WIVES (by Susan Barrera) I will be writing about wives who are living with their husbands’ PTSD, but since we now have women in combat, I imagine this will also apply to their husbands. It has been my experience that many … Continue reading PTSD and WIVES


The Power of a Dream..... If you think about it, every major invention or revolutionary development started out as someone's dream/idea.  The first airplane and man having the ability to fly, man being able to travel by a means other than horse and the creation of the automobile.  The Wright Brothers and Henry Ford had … Continue reading THE POWER OF A DREAM

Merry Christmas!

Christmas is around the corner.  Hard to believe it’s here again so quickly.  Seems like it arrives a little faster with each passing year.  When I was a child it seemed FOREVER before Christmas arrived, but now, I blink and it’s upon me again. Although I’ve always enjoyed Christmas, its significance and meaning to me … Continue reading Merry Christmas!

Be Thankful

It seems that my favor season, Fall, was short lived and has already passed and been replaced with Winter.  However, my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving, is right around the corner.  I love Thanksgiving!!!  It's a time of food, family and friends!  It is also an excellent time to be reflective and take inventory of all that … Continue reading Be Thankful

You Can Change the World

Family isn't always biological or blood related. The bond and ability to form relationships is the most amazing thing humans are capable of. We can't choose our parents or biological family, but we can choose those we love, care for, support and form unbreakable bonds with. Those folks we choose and that choose us are … Continue reading You Can Change the World