Priorities

My hope today is to encourage some of you homemakers who feel overwhelmed when it comes to the care of your home. I’m still a learner even after 30 years and I hope you will always consider yourselves learners. What I’m sharing with you are tasks and routines that have worked well for me over […]

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I’m sharing a snippet below from a podcast about how we can keep our Christmas traditions simple and Christ focused: “As the busy Christmas season is upon us we can find ourselves all wrapped up (literally wrapping too) in planning, cooking, cleaning, shopping, decorating, ministry activities and a multitude of other tasks that seem to […]

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Last fall a group of women from my church started going through “The Excellent Wife” and “The Excellent Wife Study Guide” by Martha Peace together. It’s the fourth time that I’ve gone through this book and every time I have been both convicted and encouraged. It’s a book that can be studied by yourself or […]

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As a young believer and a young mother one of the scriptures that had much impact on me was 2 Timothy 1:5: I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now, I am sure, dwells in you as well. ~ 2 Timothy 1:5 […]

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So many times we can go about our day and not take the time to “consider our ways” (Haggai 1:5).  Donald Whitney has shared 10 Questions to help you to pause and ponder the direction your life is going. These are great questions to print out and tuck in your Bible for your own personal […]

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  A sweet young friend from Facebook wrote me the other day and asked: “What are the three top things you would encourage someone in my position to be actively doing to prepare for marriage, motherhood, and/or homemaking?” I loved this question and as I am writing this post my hope would be all you […]

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Lately it seems I have come across many moms who are talking about how they are feeling so overwhelmed.  Not just for a day or a moment or a short season but every day.  Mama’s this shouldn’t be.  I don’t have the fix all solution but I have some guidelines that have been a help to […]

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Excerpt below from The Heart of Simplicity: What does parenting by the gospel look like?  There are many resources and books available that teach us to have the gospel as the center of our parenting, but what does this mean?  And what does it look like in our daily lives as moms? Ultimately, the Gospel […]

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