Quote of the Week ~ July 11, 2015

| July 11, 2015

  “She never, by word or look, discouraged me from running all hazards for the salvation of our country’s liberties; she was willing to share with me…in all the dangerous consequences we had to hazard.” John Adams – speaking of his wife, Abigail

Hope and Healing for the Sick and Weary Wife and Mother

| March 7, 2015

Christian wives and mothers, we are meant to be strong, capable and powerful. The Hebrew word “chayil” is the meaning of the word “virtuous” used to describe the Proverbs 31 woman and is also translated throughout the Bible as “strength”, “ability”, “valiant”, “army”, “host”, “forces”, “riches”, “wealth”, “substance”, “power” and even “war”. The godly wife […]

What You Need to Know About the “Virtuous” Woman

| January 8, 2015

I touched on this a bit in Queen of the Home (What Does “Virtuous” Really Mean?) and love the thoughts that Kelly Crawford shares over at Raising Homemakers. Do you know the real meaning of the word “virtuous” ? : A big smile broke out across my face yesterday when I was showing my girls how to […]

21st Century Women Versus Pilgrim Foremothers

| November 22, 2014

From Bambi Moore at In the Nursery of the Nation: The inscription on the Monument to the Pilgrim Mothers in Plymouth, Massachusetts reads: “They brought up their families in sturdy virtue and a living faith in God without which nations perish.” Years later, America’s foe, British general Lord Cornwallis said: “We may destroy all the […]

For Your Tomorrow

| September 20, 2014

(From the introduction to Queen of the Home) It is one of Scripture’s beautiful mysteries that in dying, we live. It is not easy. It is hard work in fact and it involves sacrifice. This is what our Saviour modeled and what the Lord abundantly blesses. Through His great grace it is in the daily laying […]

Quote of the Week ~ September 14, 2014

| September 14, 2014

When we consider the great influence which family training has on the world at large, we cannot wonder that He who divided mankind into families, should so commend the woman who looked well to the ways of those who compose the circle which she superintends. The constant recognition of family duties, the emphatic injunctions that […]

The Truth, the Whole Truth and Nothing but the Truth: A Follow Up Response to Michael Farris

| September 3, 2014

In his article A Line in the Sand Michael Farris briefly quoted from two articles originally published on Vision Forum’s website.  Two days ago I read through both articles and I am even more appalled than I was at first that Mr. Farris would take these few statements and use them as proof of the theology and […]

A Line in the Sand and a Knife in the Back: A Response to Michael Farris

| August 30, 2014

I am a second generation homeschooler. I was homeschooled beginning in the mid-80s when it was still a new frontier. We were the third family in the state of California to register as a private/home school. Shortly thereafter we moved to Alaska where I grew up in a strong homeschool community. As the oldest child […]

Be Not Weary: Hope for Tired Mothers

| August 6, 2014

And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not. Galatians 6:9 Are you a mother who struggles with chronic illness or even just plain old exhaustion? Be Not Weary is a brand new website just for you! Having struggled with severe adrenal fatigue myself for the […]

Quote of the Week ~ July 29, 2014

| July 29, 2014

“Every one must have remarked how pleasant is that household in which a cheerful spirit of energy is cultivated by the mistress and mother. It is a pleasant thing to dwell with one who is not troubled by trifling annoyances, who is skilled in looking at the bright side of things, and hoping for the […]