Deployment/PCS

Homecoming Jitters? Boy Was I Wrong!

All of the jitters were just… Jitters. I had finished cleaning and arranging everything around the house 3 days before he came home. Everything went so smoothly that it couldn’t have gone any smoother if I had planned the whole thing myself. God is good! I woke up to his call at 06:19 that morning.Continue Reading “Homecoming Jitters? Boy Was I Wrong!”

Deployment/PCS National Guard/Reserve

Why I Signed Up

When I was a lot younger, I remember sitting in a service at the campus church we attended. The pastor was speaking about marriage, and for some reason, I actually paid attention and remember it like it was yesterday. He said a wife was supposed to “leave and cleave”- leave her parents and cleave toContinue Reading “Why I Signed Up”

Deployment/PCS

Silly Girl, He Remembers.

The dreaded D-word has been creeping back into my life lately and I find I’ve been remembering things about the last go around that seem so silly in my more stable mindset. My husband and I were on base this past weekend and I was reminded of an incredibly real, yet oh-so-silly fear I hadContinue Reading “Silly Girl, He Remembers.”

Deployment/PCS National Guard/Reserve

Taking Deployment Personally

  Photo Courtesy of: Google Images When my husband came back from his deployment, I was thrilled like every girl would be. I also thought of a million things I would have done, or could have done differently. And although my heart hurts even thinking about the next time he’ll get on a plane, IContinue Reading “Taking Deployment Personally”