Standing Firm

Have you ever been the target of identity theft? It can be a scary, expensive, and life altering thing. Even if you haven’t experienced identity theft by a savvy modern day bandit, I can guarantee you are being targeted for spiritual identity theft… and so are your children. Recent news events are disturbing in part […]

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It’s not fair. Three little words that sparked the feminist movement. Women didn’t think it was fair that men were treated more importantly than women. They thought they were viewed with lesser value than the men and it wasn’t fair. In some aspects this was true and in some cultures today women are treated with […]

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Homemaking before the 20th century was a necessity.  Today’s modern homemaking is just that… modern.  We modern wives have never lived in such a way before.  With all of our household appliances, microwaves and time saving gadgets, we homemakers are a new breed, at least in the last 100 years or so. Think of our […]

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When we look around at the circumstances of people in the world today, we discover that there is a vast amount of suffering and pain being endured. Many different people struggle with many different types of suffering. Hospitals are full of horrible diseases and injuries, parents are getting divorces, babies are being aborted, war is […]

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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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One evening, in the fall of 2002, I called my Dad and his wife to share some good news. We were expecting baby number three and were super thrilled. A few months before, we’d made the decision to leave our family planning and timing up to God, and this was our third baby in three years. Instead […]

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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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This is me shopping, or banking, or at church: I am having a fine conversation with a dear lady; we are discussing the weather or the Lord or any number of things, until she finds out that I have 15 children and I am homeschooling. Then things close down, shut off, and she tunes out. […]

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