Elevate Christian Network :: Inspirational Stories
Ashley Mazelin – Being Away From Home: Because she lived 1,200 miles from her family, she had become accustomed to sustaining family relationships through technology like texting and FaceTime.
It wasn’t until this week when she was packing to go home for her sister’s wedding that she realized how excited she was to see everyone face to face. As advanced as technology has become, there’s just no substitute for a real-life hug and looking someone in the eye while talking to them.
As she thought about it, she realized that reuniting with family is such a good picture of our destiny in heaven. Right now, as Christians in the world, we are in a foreign land. Sometimes we long for the comfort of the place where we are fully known and fully loved. But for now, we must settle with hearing the voice of God over the miles between us and our eternal home… See the full story here… boundless.org
Kyle Gott: Homesick in the military? Is it real? Or do people make up being homesick? In this video of being homesick in the military he explains what it’s like to be stationed overseas and thousands of miles away from your family.
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A lot of my family is moving to Austin next year and I'm so excited because it will be like home away from home
— Kristian Matkin (@napkinfatkin) December 13, 2015
One holiday at a time: People battle grief during already stressful season Michaela Compton, musician, holds photos of her husband, David, who passed away in a car accident on May 20, 2007, before playing a song from David’s point of view, “Hello from the Other Side.” Compton grieved for more than six years before she … “I …
Local Solider Surprises Family at Knighthawks Game “It’s been hard being away from these guys,” Jesse said. “They change so much while I’m away, but they’re strong, they get it.” It’s Fuller’s second deployment in three years. The Canandaigua native says he’s looking forward to staying home for awhile.
10 Great Gifts For Travelers, 2015 Edition Probably the worst part of being on the road is being away from loved ones, but at least now you can take a 3-D replica of them with you while you’re away – or leave one of you with them. German-based Doob makes these incredibly lifelike mini-mes …
God created us to be loved and love one another. According to Holy Bible scripture 1 John 4:7 (KJV): “Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.” See more Inspirational Stories on Elevate Christian Network