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HOW TO SHARE THE GOSPEL

THE HEART OF A LITTLE GIRL Yesterday, we were at the doctor for a pre-op appointment for my seven-year-old daughter. She is going to be having her tonsils and adenoids removed, and tubes put in both ears. She has been ill almost non-stop since last November with colds, fevers, RSV, strep throat, and other infections.… Continue reading HOW TO SHARE THE GOSPEL

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Eating Birthday Cake Alone: Celebrating the Birth of My Son

Today is your birthday. You would have been five years old. This year on your birthday there will be one empty seat. We will miss you sitting at the table with us as we celebrate your birthday. For you this would have been a milestone year, as turning five years old would be for so… Continue reading Eating Birthday Cake Alone: Celebrating the Birth of My Son

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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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Mom: Why You Have the Best Job in the World

Mom: Why You Have the Best Job in the World When I was in college, there was no doubt that when I graduated, I would join the workforce. When I became pregnant as a newly married senior in college, I didn’t even think I would take the normal 6-week maternity leave.   I was taught… Continue reading Mom: Why You Have the Best Job in the World

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Three Tips to Help You With Organization

Three Tips to Help You Organize Your Home I love to organize. It’s one of those things that comes naturally to me and I enjoy doing it. Whether you like to keep things organized or not, it’s a great skill to have for running a household. Keeping your home organized makes life smoother and more… Continue reading Three Tips to Help You With Organization

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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: Organization

Titus 2:5 calls women to be ‘workers at home.’  We are to be ’employed’ at home. Because we are employed managing our homes, we must not sit idle. In Proverbs 31:27, it states that “She looks well to the ways of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness.”  By managing our homes we are bringing… Continue reading Keepers of the Home: Organization

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Cutting the Clutter

Six Tips for Cutting the Clutter by Laura Adams Clutter. The very word makes some of us shudder. One of the most important things I’ve learned as a homemaker is how to keep clutter under control. We have limited space. Our first apartment had a lot of closets, so that helped. Our current apartment has… Continue reading Cutting the Clutter

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Training Keepers of the Home Resource Page

  As a busy mom, wife, homemaker, and a blogger, it has been essential for me to a trusty list of resources.  Of course, my Bible is the first place I turn to when I need proper guidance. However, the list of resources on this page have proven helpful and informative in my walk of Biblical… Continue reading Training Keepers of the Home Resource Page