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Hope for Military Families

In this episode of Journeys of Hope, Angela Sealana and author Lynda MacFarland dive into the unique challenges faced by military families. Lynda shares her personal experiences as an Army wife of 34 years and provides valuable insights into the struggles and triumphs that come with military life. Join us as we explore ways to support military families and find hope in our daily lives.

On today’s journey, we will:

  • Explore the challenges that face military families
  • Learn ways to support the military families in our community
  • And discover hope and encouragement for those on this unique journey of military life

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Guest Information

Lynda MacFarland is an author and speaker who holds a Master of Theological Studies from the Franciscan School of Theology at the University of San Diego. As an active member of the Military Council of Catholic Women (MCCW) for over 20 years, Lynda served as the Liturgy Coordinator for two worldwide conferences has spoken/led retreats on various spiritual topics at MCCW conferences and at various Military chapels and has taught faith formation classes at all levels.

Lynda was the US Military Coordinator for Mothers Prayers, an international, ecumenical movement of women who specifically pray for the needs of children. She is involved in the pro-life movement and was proud to be on the planning committee for the San Diego Walk for Life (SDWL) during her time in California. She continues to write for the SDWL blog each year prior to their January Walk for Life. Lynda has participated in the 40 Days for Life campaigns each year, in California and now in San Antonio.

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Jewel for the Journey

"Rejoice in hope, endure in affliction, persevere in prayer." (Romans 12:12)

Get More Out of Your Journey

Book - Drowning in Lemonade: Reflections of an Army Wife, by Lynda MacFarland

Lynda MacFarland is an Army wife whose faith plays a crucial role in meeting the challenges of military life. In Drowning in Lemonade, she shares her experiences of raising her family and loving her husband; and through the gift of her storytelling, she reminds us that God is with us, even in our darkest moments, and we will be ministered to if only we seek Him.