Biblical womanhood · Encouragement · Homemaking · Parenting · Titus 2

What It Means to Be an Encourager

What is Encouragement? Encourage (verb) to lift up, to spur on to do better, inspire with courage, or to stimulate with consistent assistance or approval. The Essence of an Encourager Over twenty years ago when I was first hired to be a middle school teacher, I learned quickly that a teacher must be an encourager.… Continue reading What It Means to Be an Encourager

Biblical womanhood · Encouragement · Money · Parenting · Titus 2

Seeking Silence and Solitude as a Christian Woman

As a mom of six active children and a husband who is currently working from home, I can tell you that silence does not happen naturally, nor does solitude find me easily. From sun-up to sun-down, I am busy homeschooling, homemaking, and home managing my large family. It is easy to get tired, lose my… Continue reading Seeking Silence and Solitude as a Christian Woman

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But God, This is Not What I Signed Up For: Giving Thanks in All Things

Have many times have you dealt with the ‘if onlys’ in your life? If only my life were better. If only ____________ would change or if only I could do _____________, Perhaps you have felt lonely, angry, grieving, overwhelmed, stressed, anxious, bored, disrespected, sad, full of despair, or unhappy. And you feel that your life… Continue reading But God, This is Not What I Signed Up For: Giving Thanks in All Things

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Three Basic Truths that Will Help You Manage Your Time Better as a Homemaker

Time, Like Money, Must Be Budgeted Many of you know that my husband and I are huge Dave Ramsey fans. Dave Ramsey taught my husband and me how to manage our money better, become debt-free, build our emergency fund, and plan for retirement. Dave Ramsey is a financial advisor who loves to teach others how… Continue reading Three Basic Truths that Will Help You Manage Your Time Better as a Homemaker

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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

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

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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?

Biblical womanhood · Homemaking · Marriage · Parenting · Titus 2

Fifteen Titus 2 Lessons that Every Young Christian Woman Needs to Know

Fifteen Titus 2 Lessons that Every Young Christian Woman Needs to Know Do you ever wish somebody would have taken you aside as a young adult and shared some serious truths with you about adulting? I know that I do and as a middle aged woman it has become my ministry to ‘teach the younger woman’… Continue reading Fifteen Titus 2 Lessons that Every Young Christian Woman Needs to Know

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How to Win Over a Unbelieving Husband

How to Win Over a Non-Believing Husband Many Christian women live with unbelieving husbands which often makes tense moments or frustrating situations in marriage and/or parenting. A husband who is “disobedient to the word” is considered an unbeliever. (1 Peter 2:7) What does God want for the wife of a non-believer? God wants you to… Continue reading How to Win Over a Unbelieving Husband

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Six Valuable Lessons that My Mother Taught Me

Six Valuable Lessons that My Mother Taught Me Growing up my father, mother, and brother were quiet souls who were content staying home and living a fairly peaceful life; I wasn’t. In my youth, I was a loud and talkative child who was always on the go. I wanted to see the world and explore,… Continue reading Six Valuable Lessons that My Mother Taught Me