Biblical womanhood · Encouragement

Christlikeness and Biblical Womanhood

When I began Training Keepers of the Home years ago, the goal was to encourage women in their faith walk as Christian homemakers and spiritual growth in Biblical womanhood. Being a Christian homemaker is more than cooking and cleaning. Just as being a Christian woman is more than and motherhood and marriage. Encouragement in biblical… Continue reading Christlikeness and Biblical Womanhood

Encouragement · Parenting · Titus 2

Children are a Gift

Our kids are created in God’s image. Our children are a gift from God. Every child is uniquely made by God and for His purposes. And as parents, there is nothing better than to see our child as a gift and love them the way they are. We need to embrace them for who they are and… Continue reading Children are a Gift

Encouragement · Homemaking

Two Facts to Consider When You Struggle with Homemaking

Are you a stay-at-home mom who struggles with homemaking? Is the desire of your heart to be a homemaker because you feel it is important and that you are honoring God’s will for your life? But maybe it does not come easy for you and you have wondered: Do I have to love all aspects… Continue reading Two Facts to Consider When You Struggle with Homemaking

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

Encouragement · Homemaking

13 Lessons in Simple Hospitality

While I was growing up there were no less than 50 family members living within a two-mile radius of my family home. This included grandparents, aunts and uncles, and cousins on both sides of the family. And at the drop of the hat, guests would unexpectedly drop in for a quick visit at each other’s… Continue reading 13 Lessons in Simple Hospitality

Encouragement · Homemaking · Homeschool

11 Tips for Homeschool Distance Learning

Millions of families have been affected by COVID19. With the closing of many public and private schools all over the United States, thousands and thousands of children are now being homeschooled via distance learning in their own homes. For the child that only knew face-to-face instruction from a public school, distance learning is unchartered territory… Continue reading 11 Tips for Homeschool Distance Learning

Biblical womanhood · Encouragement · Homemaking

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

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

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