Mothering a marathon not a sprint~Lessons from a sister from her bed


Childbearing, Family, Health, Heart Talk, Homemaking, Homeschooling, Mothering, Spiritual Encouragement

The writings of a dear sister who is bedridden with sickness yet shines forth the glory of the Lord: “Not difficult; merely tedious.” This was N’s description of his first preparatory algebra lesson last evening, on which he made a perfect score. J also scored well on his first 4th grade lesson. When I remember Read More

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June 12, 2015

Let down thy net~ a word to the discouraged


Childbearing, Depression, Family, Health, Heart Talk, Homemaking, Homeschooling, Marriage, Mothering, Spiritual Encouragement

Many times throughout my years of mothering I have felt on empty with not enough strength to go on.  This has been especially true throughout the years of health struggle and other physical infirmities.  I so often have called my husband overwhelmed at the fact that I was not meeting my own expectations.  His response?  But, you Read More

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May 27, 2015

Prayer


Heart Talk, Spiritual Encouragement

My dear husband and I are on a “second honeymoon” celebrating our 20th anniversary.  But, I was blessed by this quote this morning on prayer… Brethren who pray, if I know anything of a Christian’s heart, you are often sick of your own prayers. You never enter into the apostle’s words, “When I would do Read More

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May 23, 2015