A devotional to help military families stay connected during deployments

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. I can do everything through Him who gives me strength. —  Philippians 4:13 I learned a lot during this deployment. It changed me. Let me share: 1.        I learned that I am stronger than I think. No military wife is ever ready for deployment. From […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but not with God; all things are possible with God.” Mark 10:27 I am always on the lookout for good marital “helps”—especially concerning military marriages. The challenges of military life are so many and […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you and you shall glorify Me. — Psalm 50:15 Living the Christian life. Living the Christian life in the military. Living the Christian life in the military during deployment. It’s all difficult, right? Some […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone. – Colossians 4:6 I’ve made a list of things people hate to hear when their spouse is deployed. Perhaps you could add to this list, but […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure . . . — Hebrews 13:4a Paul David Tripp’s 2010 book What Did You Expect?? has become a classic in the library of books on marriage. Tripp is well known for getting to […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. — Matthew 5:3,4 In just about every artistic rendering of a soldier’s homecoming, be it a song, a movie or a television […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “Haven’t you read,” (Jesus) replied, “that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh’? So they are […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward.  It is the Lord Christ you are serving. — Colossians 3:23 When […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. The LORD will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore. — Psalm 121:8 Some PCS moves you anticipate—others come as a surprise. Some moves are a relief—others are a burden. But no matter if you have faced “good” moves or “bad” moves, […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “Haven’t you read,” He replied, “that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh’? So they are […]

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