We serve a wonderful God! We are so blessed to be able to do this. He is Great! The Psalmist can sometimes overwhelm us with his expressions of admiration and appreciation of our Lord. The Lord can definitely overwhelm us with His love and greatness. Do you ever feel like you couldn’t possibly worship the Lord in [...]
God made man in his own likeness and image. God made man relational. With these two facts firmly in mind we must realize that God is also relational. He wants to have relationships with each of us. I for one am glad He does. I’ve always enjoyed friendships and companionship. I have especially enjoyed spending [...]
Isn’t it great to know that God offers us Total Access to His Grace. We moms can only to do so much, but God’s Grace enables us to do exactly what we need to be doing, as long as we will turn to Him. As a homeschool wife and mother, I am responsible for caring [...]
Imagine you live on a tiny island and it’s your job to bring in money from off the island. The best way to do this is to export something produced on the island. Look around you for resources to make something to export. There is no livestock, no large scale farming, nothing valuable to mine [...]
I read a book years ago about a family that started a boarding school in their rather large home. On occasion this couple would take in orphans if the came recommended and the family believed that they could make something of the boy. One day a boy who had lived on the streets for years [...]
We are all homeschool parents so we know that this is a myth. The children want a break from schoolwork so they can have fun. We want a break from school work for the same reason sometimes. Reality is different however. Some children need to keep working on at least a few subjects to keep [...]
Most people think that they need to go to some self help book to get advice on how to deal with the troubles they are experiencing in life. They end up following fine sounding advice which leads them into exactly the wrong direction. They forget, or dont know, that the Bible is filled with rules for healthy living. They arent just random rules to make life difficult. They are instructions on how the world really is and how you can best get along in it.
I still believe that sugary treats pack too many calories in too little nutrition so I limit them. More importantly I limit them because eating them is an indulgence which does not honor the Lord or take care of my body which is Jesus temple. I still believe that daily exercise is the best way to improve my weight and my heart function so I do it. More importantly I do it because it strengthens my body so that I can stand and worship Jesus for and hour at church while playing the bass every week.
Two weeks ago I was out of town and last week I was out of it. Driving almost 1600 miles does take a toll on the body. We went to Virginia for a wedding. My children who love the changing colors of the leaves really enjoyed it. I, however, am by no means a fan [...]
Maintaining your relationship with your Children I have talked about spending time with God. I then talked about spending time with your husband. Will it surprise you if I say you need to spend time with your children in order to maintain your relationship with them? The time you spend with your children is very [...]