He’s Going to War – What Deployment Taught Me

Just like you, I’ll never forget September 11, 2001. It changed all our lives. Soon after, it dramatically changed our lives because Marshall started deploying to combat; he went to war.

Before deployment, I would spend time daily on my knees in prayer. Not now; I was afraid I would lose control of my emotions... oh no, I was trying to get control, not lose it. I stopped reading my Bible. I had to get my life back under control before I would allow God back into my box where I wanted Him. Crazy, I know!


 This went on for a few months, and then it happened…I finally broke! In front of a group of women. Fortunately it was a group of women who loved me. They reminded me of two things.