Quote of the Week ~ May 13, 2012

| May 12, 2012

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle Blessings on the hand of women! Angels guard its strength and grace, In the palace, cottage, hovel, Oh, no matter where the place; Would that never storms assailed it, Rainbows ever gently curled; For the hand that rocks the cradle Is the hand that rules the world. Infancy’s the [...]

The “Kingdom Choice” of Raising Children

| November 14, 2011

Words of wisdom from Kelly Crawford over at Generation Cedar: When Christians stop being “Kingdom-minded”, they stop making Kingdom choices. Choices like devoting a life to raising the next generation to love God, to honor authority and to live wisely. The very church of Christ has so degraded the blessing of children (and thus minimized a [...]

What does “Virtuous” really mean? (Excerpt from the Introduction to “Queen of the Home”)

| October 28, 2011

(From the introduction to Queen of the Home) Scripture declares the truth; it is through the saving work of Christ and in a life lived according to the standard set forth in God’s Holy Word that a woman is most honored and elevated to a position like no other on earth. She is given great respect, [...]

Announcing Queen of the Home!!

| October 10, 2011

I am thrilled to announce the completion of a book project spanning the past four years! Queen of the Home: Essays, Poetry and Quotes on the Honor, Power and Nobility of Biblical Womanhood is now available from Vision Forum! In past generations, the role of wife and mother was viewed as a sacred calling. The [...]

The Kingdom of Home

| October 10, 2011

Encouraging words of wisdom from Sally Clarkson: So, the starting point is to see our domain as a Kingdom. We are the queens who rule over our domain. We are the authorities who will determine, to a great deal, the provision of those in our kingdom, the character, the hope and confidence and success as [...]

Organizing Head & Heart to Homeschool

| August 19, 2011

I love this reminder from Ann Voskamp: Education is the atmosphere we breathe, the envelope of wonder that surrounds us, held by the gravity of our daily habits. Sometimes an atmosphere can grow dangerously thin and lungs can gasp. So I want it right there on my wall — “The Lord is strength of my [...]

Watch the Film “Divided” Free Online

| July 22, 2011

There is a crisis. Christian youth are rapidly leaving evangelical churches for the world. This well-recognized disaster has been the topic of significant discussion in recent years for both church leaders and modern new media. DIVIDED follows young Christian filmmaker Philip Leclerc on a revealing journey as he seeks answers to what has led his [...]

Motherhood Is a Calling (And Where Your Children Rank)

| July 14, 2011

 A must read. This beautful and powerful post from Rachel Jankovic  reminds us that in dying, we truly live: But a Christian should have a different paradigm. We should run to to the cross. To death. So lay down your hopes. Lay down your future. Lay down your petty annoyances. Lay down your desire to be [...]

Sow in Spring

| April 29, 2011

Mother! Mother! Watch and pray, Fling not golden hours away! Now or never, plant and sow, Catch the morning’s earliest glow. Mother! Mother! Guard the dew, While it sparkles clear and true. No delay! The scorching noon May thy treasures reach too soon. Mother! Point them to the sky, Tell them of a loving eye, [...]

The Practical Kingdom of God

| March 22, 2011

Here is another inspiring post by Leah Smith, author of the brand new book Diapers, Dishes & Dominion-How Christian Housewives Could Change the World I know I’m not the only high-strung mom in the world… It’s a hunch, anyway. While I don’t have amazing insight into why I am this way or great advice as [...]