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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

Encouragement · Homemaking · Keepers Corner · Parenting · Titus 2

Keepers Corner: Doing Your Best as a Mother and Trusting God with the Outcome

Keepers Corner: Doing Your Best as a Mother and Trusting God with the Outcome The other day I was told how nice it was that I was always so “put together” and that I “must never have problems” with my children. I will be honest, I was pretty torn at that moment. Because part of… Continue reading Keepers Corner: Doing Your Best as a Mother and Trusting God with the Outcome

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

Encouragement for the Christian Homemaker

Encouragement for the Christian Homemaker Being a Christian woman is not a walk in the park. Often our days as wives, mothers, and homemakers are tiresome, tough, and tedious. This combination leaves us exhausted, feeling depressed, and burdened down by weight of our responsibilities. I want you to find the support that you need to… Continue reading Encouragement for the Christian Homemaker

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Handling Hormones and Our Husbands

Hormones and Husbands “Ugh, it’s that time of month and I cannot be held accountable for what PMS does to me.” “My hormones are making me feel so angry/out of control/crazy that I cannot handle anything right now.” How do you handle your hormones? Do you play the victim card and withhold any personal responsibility… Continue reading Handling Hormones and Our Husbands

Biblical womanhood · Blogging · Encouragement · Parenting · Titus 2

Readers Favorite Blog Posts on Marriage, Money, Parenting, and Life Lessons in Christian Homemaking and Biblical Womanhood

I write because I want to teach others to not make the mistakes that I did early in my marriage, parenting, and in my faith walk. There were many peaks and valleys for me to get to this point where I could minister from a Titus 2 platform, that is, an older women teaching the… Continue reading Readers Favorite Blog Posts on Marriage, Money, Parenting, and Life Lessons in Christian Homemaking and Biblical Womanhood

Keepers Corner

Keepers Corner: Gladly Serving My Family

It is cold and snowy here in northern Michigan today. As the morning surrenders its remaining time and slowly stretches into the afternoon; I become focused on a new set of tasks. So, while my four year old is napping and my 13 year old is doing her schooling on my bed—–it is time for… Continue reading Keepers Corner: Gladly Serving My Family

Biblical womanhood · Homemaking

15 Books That Every Christian Homemaker Should Read

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Stay-at-Home Moms

Have you ever seen a lazy mom?   I mean, a truly lazy mom?

Most mothers and wives love what they do.

We raise children and tend to our husbands.  We strive to make our houses a home.  Our responsibilities vary widely within the home and often it is a 24/7 job.  We rarely get days off.

Nobody can replace the mother and the wife as the keeper of our home.

However, because we don’t get days off (or even much time to ourself) it is important that we remain encouraged, inspired, and learn from the most reputable sources.

Christian Homemaking

As a busy mom of six young children, my schedule is pretty full, leaving me very little free time.

However, I do love to read.  Reading allows me to grow, mature, and learn new things as a wife and mother.

Of course, my Bible is the most important book that I read, and most of us know that as mothers and wives we need to read the Bible.

In fact, the Bible should be our number one resource on parenting, marriage, homemaking, and helping us in the roles of Biblical womanhood and Christian homemaking.

But over the past nineteen years I have found other valuable resources that can be used in addition to the Bible to help and assist me grow as a Christian homemaker.

*Christian Book “Warnings”

Too many “Christian” books that I would consider to be reader-friendly, have no spiritual depth. 

They are appealing to the eyes and ears, but leave no lasting impact on our hearts.  One must be careful in what we read because an can have a negative effect on us.

Look for books that promote a deeper understanding of the role of Biblical Womanhood and Christian Homemaking.

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Book Recommendations

Because I care about what I read, I will only recommend and share what I personally have read or own to my readers.

Of course, these books should never replace your Bible as a place of encouragement, inspiration, and teaching of the Gospel.

However, I highly recommend these books on Gospel-centered living and for their homemaking help in teaching you how to effectively manage your home.

TOP 15 MUST READS FOR THE CHRISTIAN HOMEMAKER

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Jen Wilkins, Women of the Word.

  Dave Ramsey, Total Money Makeover

  Donald S. Whitney, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life

  Amy Dacyczyn, The Complete Tigthwad Gazette

  Martha Greene, The Homemaker’s Mentor Treasury of Homekeeping Skills: A Vintage Keepsake Collection

  Elizabeth George,  A Wife After God’s Own Heart

  Holman’s Study Bible for Women

Elizabeth George, A Woman After God’s Own Heart

  Elisabeth Elliot, The Shaping of a Christian Family: How My Parents Nurtured My Faith

  Elisabeth Elliot,  Let Me Be a Woman

  Erin Harrison, Living Virtuously: A Wife’s Complete Guide to Keeping  Her Heart and Home

  Martha Peace, The Excellent Wife

  Debi Pearl, Created to Be His Helpmeet

  The Christian Homemaker’s Handbook

 

 

Biblical womanhood · Encouragement

Living Out Our Christian Faith as Women

Living out our faith on a daily basis involves making decisions that could essentially effect our eternal life.   Being a Christian is more than going to church, owning a Bible, and attending Bible study.   Anybody can own a Bible or go to church.   The condition of your faith life is a direct… Continue reading Living Out Our Christian Faith as Women

Titus 2

Titus 2 Advice: Listen to Wise Counsel

If I had to tell myself one thing as a young teenager, I would say to listen to the wise counsel of your elders.   When I was a teenage girl I remember thinking that my parents were old-fashioned.   I did not want to listen to their advice nor admit that they could possibly… Continue reading Titus 2 Advice: Listen to Wise Counsel

Marriage

Living Virtuously: A Wife’s Complete Guide to Keeping Her Heart and Home

  “Love and marriage, love and marriage They go together like a horse and carriage This I tell you, brother You can’t have one without the other” This lyrics are infamous for almost anybody that lived through the 80’s and 90’s all because of the television sitcom, Married with Children.   Fun fact, did you know… Continue reading Living Virtuously: A Wife’s Complete Guide to Keeping Her Heart and Home