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Like a Diamond in the Sky

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No matter where you are on this great big planet, you can gaze up at the clear night sky and see the stars twinkling above. And whoever you are, whatever you believe, wherever you originate from, if you slow down and take a moment to intentionally marvel at the vastness of the

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Aviation Sisters

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Being a pilot wife is…well, unique. It’s feeling like you live two completely separate, unrelated lives – the one when your husband is home and the one when he’s not – and trying to find some kind of balance between the chaos of the two. It’s watching your husband pack everything he

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Just Stop

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I recently sat across the table from another woman over a dinner of sub-par pizza at a unexceptional restaurant. We attempted to have some semblance of a conversation despite the persistent din of her young children, who apparently found our attempts at female fellowship dull, at best. It was my first time

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Six Reasons to Celebrate not Celebrating (on Valentine’s Day)

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If you are married to aviation…errr…I mean someone in aviation (is there a difference?) you know that it definitely affects many every aspect of your daily lifestyle. From where you live (about a zillion miles from anyone you actually know) to your newfound ability to single-handedly deal with the venomous snake curled

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Never, Ever Marry a Pilot

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Tuesday night I asked a seemingly simple question on my The Pilot WifeLife Facebook page: How did you meet your aviation spouse? The response was breathtaking and diverse, as I knew it would be! Because you, my family, are breathtaking and diverse. “He’s a gift!” “My best friend.” “Married 41 years. He

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What Do You Mean It’s Not Pizza?

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As you all know by now, we talk a lot about the necessity of learning to F.L.Y. in order to sustain a happy aviation marriage. F.L.Y. is my acronym for first love yourself. No, this doesn’t mean not caring about our spouses’ needs or loving them well; it means living life to

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Pilot Wife Praises

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I have to be frank with you, I wasn’t sure we could pull it off. I dreamed, I hoped, I prayed; but I wasn’t entirely sure. A little over a year ago, I finally gave in to a pressing upon my heart to make a difference in a community of which I

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Lessons Gleaned from a Life of Sorrow

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This is a spur of the moment post, which is not my typical mode of operation. Usually my blog postings take a couple of weeks of meticulous thought and rethought before finally sharing them with you. However, today I felt deeply moved by something and tapped this out rather spontaneously because it

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Four Gifts for Your Wife to Rekindle the Dying Flame

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I recently wrote an article entitled Four Gifts for Your Husband to Save Your Struggling Marriage. It examined some important needs that men have in order for your marriages to flourish – respect, some slack, prayer, and authentic sexual intimacy with your spouse. But let’s get real for a second. Marriage is

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