Standing Firm

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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This goes out to all the young single girls living at home! I sat down on a lawn chair on our pool deck. The summer wind blew in my hair and the sun shined warm rays on my face. I took a deep breath and a sip of my sweet tea. I stretched my legs […]

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Hi! I guess I should introduce myself to you beautiful people. My name is Lisa Hallahan, I am the daughter to two wonderful parents and the oldest sister (but second born) to 6 amazing siblings! We live on a 20 acre ranch in Montana and have plenty of animals, plenty of laughs, and like everyone […]

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