February 28, 2009

Homemaking on Purpose

In line with our recent conversation on “perfectionism,” and the problems we have when we compare ourselves to others, Deputy Headmistress, had a great post I wanted to share with my readers. While pointing out that we shouldn’t make our household, homeschool, or mothering fit someone else’s preconceived image, she makes this wise statement:

“So, why …

February 25, 2009

Salty Christians

“Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one.”
(Colossians 4:6)
Just as a little salt helps to make a savory roast; so will a little grace season the words of a Believer, creating a flavorful and acceptable testimony of Truth. Speaking graciously to ungracious people may be one of the …

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February 20, 2009

The Myth of the Perfect Family

The following article is a re-post of an article I wrote a few years ago. I wanted to post it again because of a growing problem I’m seeing lately where women compare themselves to other women and their families, rather than putting their hope and trust in Jesus, remembering that we are all unique and that God uses us in …

February 19, 2009

See All Evil, Hear All Evil, Speak No Truth

In one segment, you’ll hear one woman’s shocking account of what happened in her son’s high school, Boyd County High School, in Kentucky. She was told by school officials that students would not be allowed to opt out of an ACLU sponsored, pro-homosexual video. In addition, the students would not be allowed to disagree with anything in the film.

The mother …

February 19, 2009

A Kiss is Just a Kiss

The following is an excerpt from an article written by Patrick L. Hurd. Mr. Hurt made some thought provoking points that some of you may want to contemplate…
People have historically invested an enormous amount of time and energy writing, singing, playing, fighting, and dying for the kiss of a fair maiden, gallant knight, or the boy/girl next door. The preoccupation with kissing …

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February 19, 2009

Men in the Kitchen

We’ve known the McLean family for years, though we haven’t seen them in forever! It was great to find that their sons have become such creative chefs! Eat your heart out, Julia Child!

Artwork at the top from Allposters.com