The Noble Task of Motherhood

Back in my teens, my high school stopped offering home economy classes. No one wanted to take them. Why? Most young women believed home ec was for unambitious girls who didn’t plan on getting an education and going somewhere in life. Society had denigrated the noble task of motherhood to something women only focused on Continue »

Haste The Day

We kneel with each of you in prayer for the children … and their parents. Our hearts ache for the young lives, and indeed every life, lost in the harrowing tragedy that played out before our eyes yesterday in the news reports from Moore, Oklahoma. Tragedies happen in our world every day, but yesterday we Continue »

Say Nothing at All

The Lord has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy. Psalm 126:3 NIV One of the greatest things the Lord has done for us is giving us older, wiser women to model godliness for us. We see these women all around us–at church and in our communities, our moms and mothers-in-law. Continue »

Teaching My Child to Avoid Idolatry

The notion of idolatry sometimes seems like a foreign, Old Testament concept, yet it’s all around us. And I’m not only referring to worshiping statues. The other day Eldest turned on one of those network TV music talent shows. I actually enjoyed the program. The judges and producers were encouraging, helpful, and kind, even in the face of Continue »