Obedience

And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord,      and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,  for he has looked on the humble estate of his servant.     For behold, from now on all generations will call me blessed;  for he who is mighty has done great things for me,     and holy is his name.  And his mercy is for those who fear […]

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  I want to be good. Who doesn’t? I want to do justly and love mercy and walk humbly. I just want to do the right thing. Sometimes that is so hard. Didn’t someone say something one time, way back, about that thing which I ought to do, I don’t; and that thing I do, I […]

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  How does one waste their life? How does one spend 80 years in the same world and not make a difference? Sadly, our society does not value life. Its substance is not money, success, or living the American Dream. It is time. Something so simple, but so easily squandered so that no one thinks […]

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Recently, Jesus called me through a few trials and lessons that needed to be learned. During this time, I was able to go deep to the root of the situation in this time of closeness to Him. The Lord exposed and cleansed me of so many things and I am so thankful that He did! […]

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Proverbs 14:1:  “The wise woman builds her house, but the foolish pulls it down with her hands.” I’ve heard this verse a zillion times and have always agreed with the “yeah, whatever” general meaning of it.  However, one night I was reading through Proverbs and stopped on this one to really think about how this plays […]

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Today I’m going to share with you a post I wrote a few years ago on my blog Blessed Homemaking about the pressures on women to get jobs outside of the home.   Many women were encouraged by this post, so I am hoping you will be too. Do you ever get tired of being bombarded […]

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Proverbs 22:6: Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. A familiar verse I’ve heard, read, and said many times over the years, and I’ve also heard folks argue about its meaning. But when I read this verse yesterday, it was as […]

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She came to us a petite peanut with a shock of dark, curly hair; her features tiny and feminine. Her first years were spent screaming; it wasn’t that she was suffering, it was that life was not moving fast enough for her. But then she became mobile and anything and everything was fair-game. No matter […]

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