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Veterans Day – Whatever it takes

"A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including my life." - author unknown   This is a…

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1 comment on “A look back at my former military life review: names called, uniforms worn, recruiting campaign slogans changed.”

A look back at my former military life review: names called, uniforms worn, recruiting campaign slogans changed.

On this date 10 years ago, I was officially honorably discharged from my time in the military. This is a look back at the names, uniforms and campaign slogans used during my 12 years of Active duty US Army service.…

2 comments on “Facing the military retirement transition Part 1: Are you ever going back to work?”

Facing the military retirement transition Part 1: Are you ever going back to work?

"She has a graduate degree but isn't doing anything with it." "I'm a full time volunteer." "Stay at home mom." "My formal career ended 10 years ago to raise my kids." Well, it's that time for me to start thinking…

0 comments on “As you start this new season”

As you start this new season

A letter to you To all the parents who have just said 'goodbye' to their children as they head off to school for the day: you are in my prayers. Remember Jesus loves them more than you do. He gave…

0 comments on “Top 10 benefits from doing foster care”

Top 10 benefits from doing foster care

It's 4 months into full time foster care (caring for an 11 year old soul) and 20 months since completing our full certification as "therapeutic" foster care providers. We have opened up our home for 5 souls as respite (part…

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When you are struggling…

The past days have been very taxing on all of us in this house. I know you have had those days too. Let me tell you what I am doing in the midst of things, now that I've had a…