Book Reviews, Books, Homemaking

She selects wool and flax and works with eager hands. She is like the merchant ships, bringing her food from afar. She gets up while it is still dark; she provides food for her family and portions for her servant girls. She considers a field and buys it; out of her earnings she plants a vineyard. She sets about her work vigorously; her arms are…

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Children, Homemaking, Love

  I slip into their room, long after the giggling and wild rumpus has settled, the heavy breathing, slow and dreaming, is finally the only sound.  I place their notebooks on the floor, in plain sight. One for each of them, they will be excited to see them in the morning, these love letters we write.…

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Children, Family, Grace, Homemaking, Love

Interrupted

Pulling too hard, the sheets snaps up from the corner of the bed and I huff frustration. Burning breath, puffs out as I thrash frustrated over this. I know this is unnecessary.  It’s 4 a.m. I’m too tired and it’s still dark outside and this is the fourth time this week. And there I go…

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Faith, Family, Homemaking

The Sacred

One definition of the word sacred is “dedicated to a diety or to some religious purpose” (dictionary.com) I forget that what sometimes feels monotonous and tedious, is still sacred to Him. My daily work here around the house, teaching and mothering these children, it’s all sacred because I am serving Him. Whatever you do, work…

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