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 a fellowship of bearing up

To Work or Not to Work? That is not the question

A couple years ago my heart was stirred to ask my husband to consider supporting me in staying home full-time. He graciously agreed to do so. During these years at home, I have experienced sweet fellowship with Christ in doing the unrecognized, unfinished, servant-like, foot-washing tasks that involve keeping up a home. I've come to… Continue reading To Work or Not to Work? That is not the question

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 From Elizabeth Elliot