Encouragement

15 Powerful Bible Verses About Encouraging Others

Encouraging others says a lot about someone.  Are you someone who can be counted on to edify others?  Or are you the type of person who brings others down? As Christians, we want to serve others and behave as Christlike as we possibly can.  That means showing love wherever we can. It’s our job to… Continue reading 15 Powerful Bible Verses About Encouraging Others

Parenting

How to Teach Your Child About God

*This post contains affiliate links. The darkening sky was dotted with bright white stars. My 3-year-old nephew was staring up at them, his innocent eyes wide with wonderment. “Do you like the stars?” I asked him. He nodded silently, his gaze still fixed on the heavens. “Do you know who made the stars?” He looked… Continue reading How to Teach Your Child About God

Encouragement · Homemaking · Parenting

Does the Coronavirus Have You Feeling Stuck? 15 Ways to Incorporate Some Fun into Your Routine

Does the Coronavirus Have You Feeling Stuck In Your Routine? I will admit that I like having the same routine. I thrive with a consistent routine. However, my children have been feeling blah about this whole social distancing and shelter-in-place stuff with us not being able to go to the library, to youth group, or… Continue reading Does the Coronavirus Have You Feeling Stuck? 15 Ways to Incorporate Some Fun into Your Routine

Encouragement · Health · Homemaking

Don’t Panic…..A Common Sense and Faith-Based Approach to the Coronavirus (COVID19)

Corona Virus (COVID19) World-Wide Epidemic or Pandemic?   We first heard about the Coronavirus back in February when cruise ship patrons were being quarantined for possible exposure. We also heard about the Coronavirus in China and the rising death toll on its citizens. Now fast forward a month and we have store shelves that are… Continue reading Don’t Panic…..A Common Sense and Faith-Based Approach to the Coronavirus (COVID19)

Biblical womanhood · Encouragement · Homemaking · Keepers Corner · Parenting

FINDING CONTENTMENT IN OUR CALLING AS A HOMEMAKER

As I looked around my home today, I saw all six of my children doing their morning chores. And as I stood there amid the hum of the vacuum, the swish-swish of the washer, the thump-thump of wet towels in the dryer, the sound of the wet mop hitting the tile floor, my daughter making… Continue reading FINDING CONTENTMENT IN OUR CALLING AS A HOMEMAKER

Keepers Corner · Parenting · Titus 2

KEEPER’S CORNER: Equipping Our Children, Not Enabling

Equipping, Not Enabling Our Children We have an important duty as a parent to ensure that our children are equipped for the future. We are not doing our children any favor when we do their chores for them. We are not doing any favors if we are do not expect our children to work. We… Continue reading KEEPER’S CORNER: Equipping Our Children, Not Enabling

Biblical womanhood · Encouragement · Homemaking · Marriage · Parenting · Titus 2

Homeschooling Truths for those Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Days

Homeschooling Truths for those Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Days. Our day was rough from the get-go with a few of my children having less than desirable attitudes towards schooling. My eight year old who is recovering from a cold and did not sleep well due to coughing; was crabby this morning. My twelve-year-old… Continue reading Homeschooling Truths for those Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Days

Biblical womanhood · Encouragement · Marriage · Parenting · Titus 2

Are You Easily Offended?

Are You An Easily Offended Person? Are You An Easily Offended Person? “Why do so-and-so treat me this way?” “What did I do to deserve this?” Does this sound like you or anybody else that you may know? To be honest, this was me several years ago. Many of those early years in our marriage,… Continue reading Are You Easily Offended?

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Choosing Wisdom over the Ways of the World When Taking Advice From Others

Choosing Wisdom over the Ways of the World When Taking Advice From Others Have you ever received bad advice? Have you ever followed bad advice? I have been on the receiving end of bad advice many times, especially regarding marriage and parenting. Some Bad Advice Years ago, an older (not wiser) woman told me that… Continue reading Choosing Wisdom over the Ways of the World When Taking Advice From Others

Homemaking

How to Simply Your Belongings and Become Organized

How to Simplify Your Belongings and Become Organized I love the beginning of each New Year. Who doesn’t love a fresh start? A new beginning? At the beginning of each year one of my favorite things to do is to declutter and simplify our belongings. It takes very little time and areas such a huge… Continue reading How to Simply Your Belongings and Become Organized