a fellowship of bearing up

I'm sitting her in my PJ's in a quiet house, waiting for my oatmeal to finish cooking. I pull up my Bible app on my phone and read the verse of the day: Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears us up; God is our salvation.- Psalm 68:19I chuckle and sigh.  Daily bears us up.  I... Continue Reading →

Quiet time

(My rockhound kids with his geode finds from Payson last weekend. More on that another post.)I'm still here. It's been a full couple of weeks. Mostly full of sickness. UGH!Tomorrow I get to teach the 3rd and 4th graders at Pathway one of my favorite sections of the Bible.  The part where the lady pours... Continue Reading →

The Triune Ministry of Homemaking: Footwashing

"She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands." Proverbs 31:13 KJVWhen I think about why homemaking (remember, I'm not talking about absence from working outside the home. I'm talking about managing, serving and building relationships in your home for God's glory) is so important to me, and why I believe its such... Continue Reading →

I surrender all

In light of the Elizabeth Elliot post, when this song came on my ipod just now as I was laundering the same clothes I've washed daily for months, I was illuminated. Putting those clothes in the washer I sang, "I will ever love and trust You Lord and in Your presence daily live." It felt... Continue Reading →

From Elizabeth Elliot

Sunday MorningSunday mornings can be a real test of a mother's sanctification, especially if her husband happens to be a pastor who leaves the house much earlier than the rest of the family. Here's how it went recently in one house (you're free to speculate on whose):"The fifteen-year-old couldn't tuck his shirt in because of... Continue Reading →

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