February 28, 2008


Please join us in praising God and rejoicing in the birth of our sweet little grandbaby…

Joshua James Gregory Blanchard

6 lb. 7 oz. and 18″ long

who was born at 4:30 p.m. today!

Mama and baby are doing fine (Dad’s ok …

February 28, 2008

Long Distance Labor!

Yep – you guessed it! This is the beautiful face of our daughter, Christa – in labor! I can’t tell you how many memories came flooding back as I listened to her breath through contractions this morning over the phone.

How I wish I was already there! We love you, Daniel and Christa! See you very soon!

Breath, Daniel…er, Christa!

Please keep them in prayer!

February 27, 2008

Why Western civilization must learn to procreate or perish

It looks like someone’s getting nervous…

Dallas News Article:

By Rod Dreher

Civilization depends on the health of the traditional family.

That sentiment has become a truism among social conservatives, who typically can’t explain what they mean by it. Which is why it sounds like right-wing boilerplate to many contemporary ears.

The late Harvard sociologist Carle C. Zimmerman believed it was true, but he also knew …

February 26, 2008

Excerpt from “Weary Women”

One of my readers pointed out to me in the comments section that there may be ladies who misunderstood the point of this post, so I’ve decided to remove the old post and instead include a segment from Chapter 4 of Passionate Housewives called “Weary Women.”
I want everyone to understand …

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February 25, 2008

Coming Home: Thoughts for the Working Woman with a Heart for Home

Over the years, I’ve heard from working women who would love to be home; some would love to homeschool, but they, or perhaps their husbands, aren’t sure they can afford living on one income. Read what Jennie Chancey has to say:

“Perhaps you’re one of the 80% of women who would like nothing better than to quit your job and go back home, whether …

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February 22, 2008

This Little Light of Mine…

“And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up.” (Deuteronomy 6:6-7)
I’m starting a new discussion that was sparked from the post, Another Reason …

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February 20, 2008

Funny video about a not-so-funny problem…

“Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.” (1 Peter 5:8, NKJV)

It has been said that integrity is defined by “who you are when nobody is looking.” I wonder how few men would be inclined to buy pornography if they …

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February 18, 2008

Bible Disguised as Fashion Mag?

“You see them on the shelves at the store; they’re made to look like those ubiquitous fashion magazine on the racks at every check-out counter. But what’s different about this magazine is that it contains a full New Testament, that’s interspersed with hormone-charged sidebars designed to “meet teenagers where they are at”…

Some of the most troubling content in the Biblezine is the “Blab” …

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February 14, 2008

Another Reason to Homeschool…

Third grade boy wants to be a girl…

Diversity issue?

February 14, 2008

Protecting Our Daughters

Tiffany speaking to a group of ladies at a women’s event

Question: Stacy, you mentioned that your daughters stay home under your protection. Do sons need this same protection? If not, why not? – R4md Mom

Hi R4md Mom,

What a good question! First, let me point out that when I say we “protect” our daughters, I do …