Congratulations Jen McDonald on making the Amazon Best Seller List with “You Are Not Alone”, a book of encouragement for the heart of a military spouse.
FREE for Veterans Day, this book makes a great book for anyone who loves a military member. Share it with your friends to for encourage anyone who has faced new transitions, a long distance relationship, a deployment, raising kids solo, or for just a daily dose of encouragement.
The book, You Are Not Alone, by Jen McDonald, will be the friend away from home for many military wives separated by distance or deployment from their loved ones.
The scene: We’d landed in North Dakota after nearly 24 hours of flying from the island of Guam, including layovers in Honolulu, Los Angeles, Denver, and Minneapolis. By the time we’d completed the last leg of the trip, two of our four children had been airsick, most of us hadn’t slept or eaten a real […]
It may sound a bit sad to hear my marriage defined as a “long-distance” relationship, but over the course of the past few years, it’s been that way more often than not. As a military family, we’ve been through our share of deployments, and my husband’s job for many years’ running has seen him spend […]
Unlike me, Robert doesn’t always have a lot to say. Sometimes our conversations are more one-sided with me talking and him listening. That’s usually the way it is when the topic of “feelings” arises. Occasionally I just like to say to him, “Let’s talk about our feelings”. And he usually responds with, “I don’t even […]
I’m so glad you joined me for the second half of this two-part post! Previously, I wrote about the strength and encouragement I draw from my Saviour Who has also walked this life in human flesh and was “touched with the feeling of our infirmities” (Hebrews 4:15). It’s such a comfort to me to know […]
t really means a lot to me when I can talk with someone who truly understands how I feel because they’ve “been there” before. I always appreciate sympathy and a listening ear, but talking through something with a person whose own experience has led them down a similar path gives me an extra sense […]
Sisters, count it all joy when you clean up various messes… This loose take on James 1:2 popped into my brain recently as I was wiping up the greasy remnants of my husband’s French fry-ing adventure from the night before. The thought came to me right after this one: Why am I cleaning up a […]
Robert’s job is primarily an outdoor one. In the winter, he deals with cold and snow and wind. He goes off to work with a hat and gloves and sometimes a thermos of soup. In the summer he contends with the sun and heat and humidity. Sunscreen and plenty of water are needed every day. […]