Tag: Inspiring

  • It’s my goal to live intentionally.  One of the goals of this blog is that I might encourage you to do the same. Today I wanted to ask my favorite people on the internet (my readers!) some questions that I hope inspire you to live more intentionally. God created us each as unique individuals, each…

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  • I have a busy weekend, folks, and no more forseeable blogging time until next week. But I didn’t want to leave you without something to chew on for the rest of the week, so I give you two links… A dear friend of mine, Katie, has recently turned her passion in the direction of some…

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  • I didn’t know there was such a phrase. I didn’t know there was a name for a subject I am passionate about.  If you know me, you know I’m passionate about the woman’s role in her home, and about being a “SAHM”, and about exposing the feminist lies that have snuck into even conservative Christian…

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  • Of all the heart-touching videos I’ve watched on YouTube, this one beats all. If you need a good cry, if you like Matthew West, if you need a reminder to cherish your children in the midst of this busy season (like I did today!) – watch this…

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  • What’s the most courageous thing you’ve ever done?  The first thing I thought of when I asked myself this question was that night when the tipi almost blew away, and my family and I hung on for dear life to keep our home from becoming a hot air balloon. But then, I realized, that I…

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  • My favorite part of this year’s NYS Homeschool Convention was listing to Andrew Peterson’s two talks on “The Place of Imagination in God’s Kingdom”. I was so inspired by his perspective and points, I promised to share some of my notes with you. From my Journal, June 4th, 2010 Creation is an act of communion…

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  • About once a year I send for all the catalogs Pottery Barn offers (kids, teens, living spaces). I have discovered they are the best inspiration for my personal style. I just got a batch and have been sleepless with all the inspiration they have given me. In the Christmas catalog this year I saw this…’chandelier'(?)…

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  • Have I ever shared my personal testimony on my blog? I don’t think so. Hmm – I should do that some time. It is a simple story, about a simple girl and a really spectacular God. Anyway, this book that I told you I’d tell you about last week, this book has been a great…

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  • In which we reccomend 3 books and speak of listening

    The Lord has been faithful to me. Even when I am not faithful to Him – when I neglect our relationship, forget Who He is, and how much He loves me – and begin living my life based on lies of the Enemy – yes, even then, He is faithful. He doesn’t give up. If…

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  • “It would make a good mathematical game some evening for the whole family to sit around a table and figure out what would have to be paid in hard, cold cash for what ‘only a housewife and mother’ is doing day by day. How many days has she been a nurse for sick children? What…

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  • "Pots of Chives"

    “It would make a good mathematical game some evening for the whole family to sit around a table and figure out what would have to be paid in hard, cold cash for what ‘only a housewife and mother’ is doing day by day. How many days has she been a nurse for sick children? What…

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  • Out of the Archives: Gracious Hospitality

    What a fun month it has been on the blog! I have really enjoyed digging into the archives and finding some favorite posts to re-publish. In only wish I had had more time to post – there is so much more to share with you! I have decided that I will continue to post out…

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  • Welcome March! You are frigid and gray today, but perhaps you will leave us in a better mood. I think I’ve mentioned – SouleMamma is my new favorite blog. One of the things that I love is that she posts almost every day, and each post is full of great photos and lovely (but not-too-overwhelming)…

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  • My Beauty for the day is second hand – hmm, there’s gotta be a better term for that! I’ve been saving up some lovely linkage to share with you all – believe me, I would not pass these on if they weren’t really good! These will be especially enjoyed and appreciated by the young mothers…

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  • last week I read an awesome post over at YLCF that put into words something I have believed for a long time, due to my own experiences in this area of the heart. I highly recommend hopping over and reading “Giving Your Heart Away”. And here is a poem I wrote years ago testifying to…

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  • Voting for a Man or a Woman Mark Holden The recent nomination of Sarah Palin as running-mate for the office of vice president has created some interesting discussion on the topic of men’s and women’s roles. For what it’s worth, here’s my take on the subject. Any of you who are acquainted with my position…

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