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

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 […]

Quote of the Week ~ Nov. 25, 2014

| November 26, 2014

  “So they committed themselves to the will of God and resolved to proceed.” ~ William Bradford  

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 […]

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 […]

On Not Being a Victim

| June 24, 2014

EXCELLENT, must read post from Femina:  The word submission, on its own, holds no moral value whatsoever. Submission could be noble, submission could be treacherous. It all depends. So as we teach our daughters to “be submissive,” the ever-important question is “submissive to whom?” And the only no-fail answer to that question is “God.” We teach […]

Raising a Generation of Wimpy and Selfish Women

| June 24, 2014

From Kathy Brodock at Teaching Good Things: Our hearts are easily deceived. Our hearts are selfish and want only to be happy… in love with life. We want a taste of heaven here on earth and we will do what we need to to get it. We will even pick our favorite Bible verses to […]

Soldiers in House Dresses

| June 20, 2014