Faith/Encouragement Homefront

What’s Your Picture of Happiness?

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” ~Dalai Lama “If you could paint a picture of happiness, what would it look like?” A question asked by my husband last night. Many will ultimately jump to answering this by saying that something materialistic makes them happy. Deep down, they know thisContinue Reading “What’s Your Picture of Happiness?”

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Gifts that Come From the Heart

Gifts that Come From the Heart – Homefront United Network When we think of gifts, we often think of Christmas, birthdays or anniversaries. We think about carefully choosing the perfect item and the smile it will bring to the person opening it. Sometimes these gifts are big, sometimes small, expensive, or less costly. Whatever it might be, the general idea isContinue Reading “Gifts that Come From the Heart”


Patience, the Lord and the Navy: An Interesting Mix

Being a military spouse teaches you a lot about waiting and having patience. This past year has been a big test on my patience. More importantly it has shown me my faith in the Lord is what is going to guide us and carry us in this journey with the United States Navy. In 2011Continue Reading “Patience, the Lord and the Navy: An Interesting Mix”

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Military Support Groups

I shared in my previous article title Now What? how important support groups became to me as I embarked on the journey of my son’s enlistment in the Marines. Now I’d like to explain the different types of support groups that I’ve been involved with how to started one and the purposes they each serve.Continue Reading “Military Support Groups”