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    Finding Quiet in the Chaos

    Have you ever noticed that when things are crazy and our military life is filled with challenges that everything becomes louder? Our spouse leaves for a training or deployment, and our first instinct is to fill the void with as much activity (a.k.a chaos) as possible so we don’t have to deal with the emptiness they left behind. I know that’s how it is for me and many other military spouses, especially in that first week. I have this mindset that if I fill the emptiness with lots of activity, then somehow I won’t notice that my soldier is gone. It happens almost without thinking. I’m on the phone more, watching TV more, the music is…