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Thanks. And Goodbyes.

We’ve said goodbye in so many places, and in so many ways. A cavernous Air Force hangar built to hold beasts of planes, used to herd my husband off to war. Countless airports. After the first few times, passionate embraces in full view of those poor ticket agents just cease to be embarrassing. Or, you forgo the kissing and give him a quick peck and do the casual goodbye because it almost feels routine, never mind that after you drop...

Hope

For whatever things written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope. ~ Romans 15:4 Last week I wrote about fear. Now I have a confession to make:  I always tell others, mostly fellow Army wives, that battling fear is a daily struggle. There is no magic pill, special prayer, specific activity, pithy quote, adult beverage, etc, that instantly unfreezes you. That keeps you calm when you haven’t gotten...