What is a Homemaker?

An Instagram page I follow posed this question. What is a homemaker? For a long time, the first image that I conjured when I head the word “homemaker” was that of a woman in the classic billowy 1950s skirt, her hair perfectly coiffed and an apron slung around her teeny tiny waist as she serves […]

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“I don’t want to be good.” (The Great Homeschool Experiment: Weeks 4 & 5)

If you’ve been watching closely, you’ll notice that there was no The Great Homeschool Experiment: Week 4 post. That’s because we only had a half week of school last week. My sister got married and we had an absolute blast getting her ready, getting her married, and then enjoying some family time post wedding. That’s […]

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Even the Winds and Seas…

I’ll be the first to admit it… my faith gets pretty small sometimes. There are days when I feel like my problems are just too big for me to deal with while at the same time being too small and insignificant for God to notice. I don’t know when I bought into a theology that […]

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Is 2017 Over Yet?

To make something beautiful from ashes, something has to burn. And 2017 has been a wildfire. The first half of the year was absolutely heart wrenching as I felt like my life was being pulled to pieces. You all know that story, so I won’t dredge up the sordid details. I wallowed for a while, […]

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Speaking Like Great Women

When I was a little girl, I knew a woman who frequently said negative things about her husband. Nearly every time I overheard her talking with her friends, she was complaining about that husband of hers; how nothing he did was right, how he didn’t love her enough, harping on every flaw he had. There […]

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