Finding Belonging When You’ve Lived Here and There

Out of Place – Elisa’s Story The first time someone scoffed at me for wanting to live in the southeast U.S. I was in 11th grade. He said, โ€œOh, they donโ€™t like us down there. They still call us Yankees.โ€ So? I thought. Itโ€™s where I belong. From the time I was 16 years old […]

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Longing to Belong as a Military Wife

Out of Place – Chantel’s Story As I sat curled up in the nook of our oversized chair with tears flowing down my cheeks I reached for my cup of tea since it always comforts me. I was snuggled up in our cozy lounge chair with a bible at my side and a sleeping baby […]

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