Our Run-In with God in the Grocery Store

Our Run-In with God in the Grocery Store - MilliGFunk

Our Run-In with God in the Grocery Store I like traveling to places where I don’t know the language — especially when it’s a language that uses characters I’m not familiar with. There’s something about complete local illiteracy that adds to the exoticism of travel. Granted, I also like being … Continue reading

The Inspired Spouse: Mandy Costello (Part 2 of 2)

Welcome to the second half of our feature on Inspired Army Spouse, Mandy Costello. If you missed yesterday’s post, you can see it here. Learning Curves & Over-Committment There’s much to be learned from the people who have succeeded before us. When I asked Mandy whether she’d do anything differently … Continue reading

The Inspired Spouse: Mandy Costello (Part 1 of 2)

Mandy and I have known each other for a long time. In fact, I knew her and her husband when we were all just teenagers in high school in a small Missouri town. Nearly fifteen years later, I married into the Army, my husband deployed, and Mandy became one of … Continue reading

Don't Quit on Me Now

The last couple of days have been, well, crappy. A week from the day that my husband deployed to Afghanistan, the company I work for laid off 1/3 of its team. My coworkers have been some of the first friends I’ve made in Colorado, and many of them have families … Continue reading

Your Forgiven

At the end of a family’s driveway on a stretch of rural highway in Washington County, Missouri is a square white sign that reads, “YOUR FORGIVEN” on one side and “THINK GOD” on the other. Immediately across the road, the neighbor flies a Confederate flag. Sometimes I intentionally take a different route … Continue reading

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