Self-control

Today we are sharing a post by our sweet contributor JES of Strangers & Pilgrims on Earth:   “All things are lawful for me, but not all things are helpful; all things are lawful for me, but not all things edify.” ~ 1 Corinthians 10:23 NKJV   There are many moments in our Christian walk […]

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Have you ever complained about one of your physical features in front of your daughter?  For instance, have you ever said, “My hair looks horrible”, “I’m fat”, “I’m getting wrinkles”, or maybe even, “I’m not pretty”?  If you are saying these things in front of your daughter, don’t be surprised when you hear her mimicking […]

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Sanctuary… The simple utterance of that very word makes your eyes close, your head lift, and your lungs take in a deep breath of air. A sense of tranquility and peace washes over you. The word “sanctuary” must have been very important to God as it is mentioned 137 times in the King James Version […]

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Hello Dear Ones, I have been pondering a lot lately what goes on day to day in a home with many children (or even few).  We all have so much to do, in so little time, it seems.  As we walk, day by day, as homemakers, it is important for us to have something. As […]

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As homemakers we have the power to nurture our families and the power to neglect.  Ouch!  Deep down, our heart’s desire is of course to nurture those in our homes.  But sometimes… we just get distracted.  Ding!  It could have been a notification, or some app alerting you to something not so important or, well… […]

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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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  “Comparison is the thief of joy.” With the beginning of a new year, I was encouraged to minimize the clutter in my home. I felt empowered to tackle the piles of papers that has sat for months needing my attention and to clean out and organize my closets that had been neglected for some […]

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Just how many parenting books do you have?  I have so many, I don’t even know…I love my children so much and have always wanted to be the best mama I can be.  Yes, the Bible gives us instructions for all of life, but let’s face it:  most of us just haven’t had the information […]

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