The Poor and the Grateful

The Poor and the Grateful ***originally published on Facebook Notes but copied and rehomed here*** SEJANA SEJANA·TUESDAY, MAY 10, 201636 Reads I have had a lot of things happen to me, especially recently, it seems. I meant to type them out to share with you – but time runs away from me. I figure while…

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. I'm still serving today but in a different way. Ten years today discharged from the…

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 about getting back into the workforce now that my spouse is looking at retirement from…

When things don’t go as planned

I’m sitting here at the car shop with a hungry belly, 8% battery-life on my cell, and just thanking God for friends. Thank you God for an abundance of contacts to reach out to because people have lives and the ones you ask (sadly) might not be available when you need them. So I end…

“It must be hard raising kids…”

Thank you so much Lord for your timeliness. Often times I wonder what's taking so long with what I want to have happen and when things like this happen, I am reminded of just WHO you are. You are the Alpha and the Omega. The beginning and the end. Isaiah 40:31“But they who wait for the…