5 Ways to Calm the Chaos

5 Ways to Calm the Chaos

One thing is certain, when you are a military wife, you better learn to roll with the punches. Life is crazy, unstable, unpredictable, amazing, exciting, terrifying, and exhausting. I’m sure I left out a few pertinent adjectives there, but you get the idea. If you live this life, I don’t have to explain it to you. If you don’t, I can’t begin to explain it to you.


You don’t have to be a military wife to deal with constant turmoil in life, though...

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Waking Up

Waking Up

Okay, I don’t really mean sleeping. I just mean, what do you do when you’ve been awakened to something new and everyone else, it seems, is still asleep? Certainly this is a pertinent topic in today’s political and social climate, but it applies to loads of scenarios. How you deal with your newfound knowledge can be detrimental to the state of your relationships.


First up, let’s get a big topic out of the way...

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Yesterday Wasn't Easter

Yesterday Wasn't Easter
Sometimes in the middle of Orthodox Lent it can feel endless. We are focused in on the path Jesus walked. The heaviness. The betrayals. The hurt. The loneliness. The depth of our own personal depravity. But Sunday is coming.
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Conquering Fear

Conquering Fear

Fear is such a common emotion that many of us simply live with it instead of facing it head on. Oh, sure, there are times when fear is good. For example, if you are being chased by a bear, fear shuts off your unnecessary senses and bodily functions to funnel all resources into your escape. Fear (and the body’s response to it) is a good, and potentially life saving, response in that instance.


But most of us are not running away from bears in our every day life...

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Hearing God Speak to You

Hearing God Speak to You
How do you hear God speak? I have said my entire life that God needs to send me billboards because I do not get the little things.
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