Many of you are either military or part of a military family. Or love and support a military family.
That’s why I’m excited to introduce to you the new Military Families Bible by B&N Publishing!
This beautiful, imitation leather Bible (Holman Christian Standard version) includes thirty devotions and thirty prayers written by military authors for military families.
- Seeking fulfillment in your life as a military spouse? This Bible has a devotion for that — written by me!
- Feeling alone during deployment? Yep, a devotion for that too.
- Need a prayer for trusting God’s provision during seemingly dire circumstances? Chaplain (Colonel) John Laing wrote one specifically for that.
- Want some guidance to know how to pray for your solider, sailor, airman, or Marine to follow orders wisely and accurately?
If you missed last week’s post on being too busy, you might want to go read it first (click here to find it). It generated a few comments like, “Ouch!”
I’d say I’m sorry but it wouldn’t be genuine, so let’s just keep going.
Almost everyone I know is busy. Common replies when I ask how people are include treading water, hanging in there, and just trying to survive until [some date in the future]. I’ve been there and said those things too.
To be honest, this is on my heart and mind right now because my doctor recently confronted me with the realities of stress in my life. Nothing serious or life threatening, but definitely something to take note of.
Some of the turmoil stems from sources I cannot control.… Read the rest
The last couple weeks of each year, I take a break from my author life to focus on Christmas, look back at the past year, and refocus my attention on the new year. I have some things I want to do! And as Benjamin Franklin is credited with saying, If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.
The first several times I heard that quote, I could see the wisdom. But planning for a whole year seemed daunting! Where do you start? How do you know what to plan for? What if something unexpected crops up? What if an incredible opportunity that you didn’t foresee comes available?
And then finally, I came across a process that not only made sense to me, it was flexible enough to change with my year.… Read the rest