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

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 · 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

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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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

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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