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13 Depression-era Life Lessons for Christians to have a Successful Life

Grandparents and Life Lessons My great grandparents were a very important part of my life.  Life at their farmhouse stood still when you were there.  I can still see my grandma (just barely over 4 ft) standing at the kitchen counter making her famous cinnamon rolls. I can clearly remember my grandfather sitting on the… Continue reading 13 Depression-era Life Lessons for Christians to have a Successful Life

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Mommy Blogger Series: Daily Routine and Chores

Elisabeth Elliot said, “This job has been given to me to do. Therefore, it is a gift. Therefore, it is a privilege. Therefore, it is an offering I may make to God. Therefore, it is to be done gladly, if it is done for Him. Here, not somewhere else, I may learn God’s way. In this… Continue reading Mommy Blogger Series: Daily Routine and Chores

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Weekly Chores

Routines and Flexibility Routines are not meant to confine us, but rather define us.  With a well-thought-out homemaking routine, we can look ahead with confident expectation. We can go about our day with a joyful anticipation of knowing what we are going to do next. Even though we may have the best-laid plans, the Lord is… Continue reading Weekly Chores

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Keepers of the Home: Four Tips for Successful Daily Quiet Time With the Lord

Daily Quiet Time is Vital It is vital that homemakers spend time in the Word daily. Our ministry depends upon it.  There is too much at stake, too much stands to be lost if we do not spend time with God. We gain wisdom by reading the Bible. Our outlook is renewed. We tend to become… Continue reading Keepers of the Home: Four Tips for Successful Daily Quiet Time With the Lord

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Biblical Homemaking-Why It’s About So Much More Than Just Household Chores

Biblical Homemaking: Guest Post My friend and fellow blogger, Rebekah Hargraves also is passionate about teaching women the art of Biblical homemaking. Her outlook is refreshing and I am always encouraged by her words of wisdom and I know that you will be as well. Biblical Homemaking – Why It’s About So Much More Than… Continue reading Biblical Homemaking-Why It’s About So Much More Than Just Household Chores

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Bless this Mess

BLESS THIS MESS by Iyanna at Cherishing Christ We, women, are amazing, the superwomen of our homes. We are the queens of multi-tasking. We daily juggle cleaning and cooking meals while chasing toddlers around the house. But let’s face it, no matter how organized or prepared we are life still gets overwhelming. And mom guess what?… Continue reading Bless this Mess

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Keepers of the Home: Four Simple Steps to Establishing a Routine

As keepers of our home, we need routines. Routines need not be complicated nor confusing, but they are necessary. If you are not a naturally organized person or find yourself overwhelmed; routines are especially important for you. Does the thought of following a routine scare you? Are you at a loss as to even know… Continue reading Keepers of the Home: Four Simple Steps to Establishing a Routine

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Proverbs 14:1: Home Builder or Home Wrecker?

As mothers and wives, and the keepers of our home, we hold the heart of our home in our hands.  Through our prayers, actions, and guidance we help shape and mold who lives within the four walls of our home. We must also remember that even though we can have a lot of influence, that… Continue reading Proverbs 14:1: Home Builder or Home Wrecker?

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How Grieving Parents Can Honor the Memory of Their Child During the Holidays

  Holidays and Grieving Every year at Christmas I struggle with my emotions.  This would have been my son David’s fifth Christmas.  He would have loved everything about Christmas. The wonder of the Christmas lights on the tree at night. The Christmas songs we sing at church. The festive decorations in the stores.  His joy would… Continue reading How Grieving Parents Can Honor the Memory of Their Child During the Holidays

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Spring time changes

  Spring time in northern Michigan varies day-to-day. Yesterday, was in the lower 40’s and we had snow, sleet, and rain. Today we have bright blue skies and the beautiful sunshine. The snow is finally gone. The snow gear has been washed and put away.  Ski’s and sleds are put up in the barn until… Continue reading Spring time changes