A devotional to help military families stay connected during deployments

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 […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity. — I Timothy 4:12 My husband and I had two similar conversations recently—one with a young […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. The LORD appeared to us in the past, saying: “I have loved you with an everlasting love.” —Jeremiah 31:3 I remember my Dad, an imperfect but very faithful man. Married almost 61 years, a WWII Medic in the Battle of the Bulge, a school principal […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God; that no root of bitterness springing up causes trouble, and by it many be defiled. – Hebrews 12:15 Bitterness is not something we set out to introduce into our relationships. But it […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. But a man who commits adultery lacks judgment; whoever does so destroys himself. — Proverbs 6:32 It seemed innocent enough. He was driving to military training in another state—and stopped for a cup of coffee. While in line waiting for the barista to complete his […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “This same Jesus, who has been taken from you into heaven, will come back in the same way you have seen Him go into heaven.” — Acts 1:11 “They will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of the sky, with power and […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “Let us rejoice and be glad and give Him glory! For the wedding of the Lamb has come, and His bride has made herself ready.” — Revelation 19:7 It was four years ago that my husband and I closely watched two weddings—one on TV and […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together. — Colossians 1:17 The story goes something like this: A military family has just arrived at their new duty station. They’ve settled into temporary quarters and have begun to look at housing options. […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. But a man who commits adultery lacks judgment; whoever does so destroys himself.” —Proverbs 6:32 Have you seen those billboards across America which are black with white lettering—with “messages” from God? Have you seen, “We Need to Talk . . . . God”? Or “Loved […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Editor’s Note: The writer of this testimony, Beverly Weeks, posts regularly on the website intentionallyyours.org. She and her husband reach out in marriage enrichment ministry throughout North Carolina—including military couples stationed there. Our hope is that this testimony will be beneficial to those who are […]

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