Item description for Hope for the Home Front: Winning the Emotional and Spiritual Battles of a Military Wife by Marshele Carter Waddell...
Overview Hope for The Home Front explores the emotional and spiritual battlegrounds common in the experience of today?s military wife. The author offers stories and wisdom from her own experience as the wife of a US Navy Seal for 21 years. Topics include facing fear, anger, burnout, temptation, and separation from loved ones.
Publishers Description Marshele Carter Waddell, the wife of a US Navy Seal for 21 years, explores the emotional and spiritual battlegrounds common in the experience of today's military wife. This book is designed to arm military wives with the power and protection of God's promises against depression, bitterness, destructive choices and desperation."
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Studio: New Hope Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.48" Width: 5.96" Height: 0.38" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2006
Publisher NEW HOPE PUBLISHING #351
ISBN 1596690321 ISBN13 9781596690325
Availability 0 units.
More About Marshele Carter Waddell
MarshEle Carter is the coauthor of When War Comes Home and the author of Hope for the Home Front. She and her former husband of more than 30 years, a U.S. Navy SEAL, along with their three children, experienced many lengthy separations and frequent deployments for combat duty, special operations training, and real-world conflicts during a 25-year military career. From 2002-2015 MarshEle served as founder and president of Hope for the Home Front, a nonprofit that provided resources, conferences, and community to women whose lives are connected to combat veterans with PTSD and TBI. She has been featured in international, national, and local media including The Diane Rehm Show on National Public Radio (NPR), Time magazine, the BBC, Los Angeles Times, the Huffington Post, the Washington Post, and Fox News. MarshEle completed her MA in mass communication/strategic corporate communication at UNC's School of Media and Journalism in 2014. Kelly K. Orr, PhD, ABPP, has more than 30 years experience in behavioral medicine and pain management. He serves on the advisory council and speaking team of Hope for the Home Front. Dr. Orr completed his PhD in Clinical Psychology at Biola University, Rosemead School of Psychology in 1978. He reentered military service with the Air Force in 1987 and retired in 2004 with a combined USMC and Air Force career of 25 years. He now makes his home in Colorado Springs with his wife Kathy, enjoying the mountains, hiking, fishing, and spending time with his eight grandchildren.
Marshele Carter Waddell currently resides in Virginia Beach, in the state of Virginia.
Reviews - What do customers think about Hope For The Home Front?
Absolutely moving Feb 24, 2009
I never take the time to write a review, but this book is well worth it. I am moved to tears every time I open this book. It is a constant reminder of God's unfailing love, and also a reminder to loosen our grip on earthly things. Fantastically written, and a great read for any military wife, or family member of any kind for that matter. I just bought one for my mother-in-law, a mother to three military sons. Thank you for this book!
Great for anyone wanting to grow Jan 14, 2009
I have been involved in the military as a child, wife and mom. I bought this for my future daughter-in-law, but as I was reading it (before I gave it to her), I realized that the points in here are relevant (and funny) to military families, but also to anyone who wants to take a tough look at their lives. Excellent read, and highly recommended.
Every military spouse should read this book! Aug 2, 2008
Wow when I got done reading this book, whom was donated to me from a chrisitian radio station, I was like Thank you God for giving me this book. Excellent insight from the author. Very easy to read. It was so nice to know that other christian military wives have been through what I have. I wish I had read this before my husband went on deployment but its never too late to get help. This would be a great gift to someone you know that is a military wife!
Hope for the Homefront Dec 17, 2007
My son recently joined the Army so I purchased this book for his wife. It is well written with practical applications for military families. I think any military family, whether newly enlisted or experienced, would benefit by reading this book.
Must read for Military wives Mar 16, 2007
Marshele gives such insight and hope with this book. She has been there and it shows. I had so many "yep, that's exactly right" moments while reading. There are so few books for military wives written from a Christian perspective that it is refreshing. Our life group for military spouses at our church is reading it now. I would highly recommend it and the Bible study also. You won't be disappointed!