Purpose

There are so many reasons to be a stay-at-home-mom. We could talk about not getting to miss any of your childrens “moments”, training them up in the ways of the Lord, on and on we could list all the benefits of staying home. One area, though, can be looked at as both a benefit or […]

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When you have a blog post to write, it’s not good to be at a loss for words. That is how I feel this week. It’s not a case of writer’s block. It’s not a lack of events of life from which to draw–as a wife and mommy, my life is busy and full. As […]

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Do you have a book wish list? I do and one book at the very top of it is the modern version of Martha Lloyd’s cookbook. Martha Lloyd was the close friend of Jane Austen’s family who lived with the author, her sister, and her widowed mother before eventually marrying Jane’s brother, Frank. She kept […]

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There are 2 Biblical objectives to speaking truth.  Truth is to be spoken in love.  Truth is to be proclaimed.  Stick with me as I attempt both by asking the question: Are you a homemaker living like a feminist? A feminist is one who believes in equality and expects her man to pull his own […]

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  The other day after we finished a tough homeschool day, I was thinking about our homeschool journey. I was thinking about the importance of academics, but that there are so many things I want my children to learn that have nothing to do with academics and everything to do with living life: You are God’s […]

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  “I found peacefulness of spirit in a quiet forest glade. And a beauty in it’s silence that a city never made.   The reflections of a tree-top and a cloudlet, fleecy white, enticed my wistful fancy to a pool off to the right.   And I languidly leaned over, and I garnered from the […]

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During the holidays, I temporarily stored the seasonal decorations out on our porch. My son and his family had come home for an extended visit, so as I took “fall” down, and put “Christmas” up, I tossed everything I didn’t need out the door just to get it out of the way. It was a […]

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For as long as I can remember, I’ve needed to be my own “knight in shining armor”. I’ve tried desperately to protect myself from getting hurt or from being hurt by others. Needless to say, it can’t be accomplished. Pain is unavoidable, or so I’ve learned-the hard way. Many times, I’ve fought to keep myself […]

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