The second time he deployed, our eldest was a toddler, and that changed everything. His absence was no longer only affecting me, but was affecting a little girl who didn't understand why her daddy wasn't home to tuck her in.
Whatever your week holds for you and your family, remember God loves us regardless of what gets checked off our to-do lists.
Then take a breath, and say hello to the only one who has loved you without ceasing since before you were born.
To that end, I've decided I need a focused plan for keeping more connected to God before joining in fellowship with others at church.
Book Recommendations: Recently my focus has been heavy into Apologetics and strengthening my personal relationship with my Heavenly Father, as well as how my family's homeschooling journey fits into it. The following four books helped me with difficult decisions...
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