A devotional to help military families stay connected during deployments

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. The LORD is faithful to all His promises and loving toward all He has made. Psalm 145:13 I’m not a young Army Wife. This is not my first, or my second, or my third or my (you get the picture) deployment. And it doesn’t matter. […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. And we pray this in order that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and may please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God, being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might […]

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. 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. Editor’s Note:  In honor and memory of my Mom, who passed away five years ago, I am re-posting this article. Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of His saints. — Psalm 116:15 She was a strong woman. Perhaps that came from […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. All these people were still living by faith when they died . . . And they admitted that they were aliens and strangers on earth . . . they were longing for a better country—a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “Unless the LORD builds the house, they labor in vain who build it.” — Psalm 127:1 You’ve flown on airliners—and no doubt recall the flight attendant reminding you that “if there is a drop in cabin pressure, an oxygen mask will drop down. Pull it […]

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. In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. — Genesis 1:1 The wives in the ladies’ Bible study group at the base chapel were nervous. Their husbands were returning home from deployment—and they were all hesitant, but honest, to admit that they were […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to become angry . . .” — James 1:19 “Communication is a lot like tennis. One person begins the conversation by making a statement, and then perhaps […]

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