Category Archives: Military families

Finally! The Desmond Doss Story

The true story of US Army medic Pfc. Desmond T. Doss who was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Harry S. Truman despite refusing to bear arms during WWII on religious grounds. Doss was drafted and ostracized by fellow … Continue reading

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A HEART FOR THE WIDOWED….Veterans continue to serve others

When McWhorter-Weston VFW Post 1118 (Cushing, OK)  was recently presented a check by Oklahoma American Veterans News  the post chose to use the money toward hosting a special Valentines lunch, inviting the widowed in the community as guests of honor. … Continue reading

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Are Churches Failing the Widow?

As death is inevitable for each one of us, many of us will be the one left behind to walk this lonely road, alone.  Yet, the impact of grief and widowhood is not something for which one can prepare, even … Continue reading

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A simple way to be more content with life. (Creative Deprivation)

Amy Daczycn, who successfully raised six children  says when ice cream cones were a rare treat her kids were happy with a junior size cone, savoring every drip. But, a small cone became less appreciated if the children received one … Continue reading

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A Can of Tuna

4 Ingredient Tuna Casserole Cook one package stuffing mix according to package directions in 11 X 7 baking dish(can also use 2 quart casserole dish). In separate dish mix:  1 can cream of mushroom soup, chicken soup or any other … Continue reading

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Leftover ham?

Cheesy Ham and Broccoli Casserole 2 c. Cooked rotini or elbows (to stretch I put 3 c.)  Add a tablespoon of butter or even butter spray, while cooking,  to keep noodles from sticking together. 1 1/2 c. Cubed cooked ham … Continue reading

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Need ideas for that chicken that’s in the fridge or freezer?

  4 Ingredient Chicken Bake Cook one package stuffing mix according to package directions in 11 X 7 baking dish or a  2 quart casserole dish). In separate dish mix 1 can cream of chicken or mushroom soup (or any … Continue reading

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