Month: February 2014

The Ordinariness Of Life

I have noticed lately that I have developed a very shallow realization of how beautiful and breathtaking God’s creation is. This is not a blonde moment or some sort of midlife crisis, but the effect of being surrounded by the same stuff all the time, the ordinariness of life. My …

Cap Your Lifestyle – Part 1

The Bible talks a good deal about money and materialism. Money and materials are not bad things as long as we realize that God owns everything (Deut. 10:14, Psalm 24:1), including our money, and we are to be faithful stewards of the things he has given us (everything). There is …

Homeschooling Part 2: Resources

In Part 1 I discussed what books we use for Christian Homeschooling. In this post I am briefly going to point out a few resources that we have found helpful. The life of the Christian should be rooted in God’s revealed word and we should have our kids memorize it …

Hope on Bad Days

Some days are just bad, especially when you have kids. Some days you are the Psalm 128 head of household and others you are a Proverbs 28:26 fool and long for bedtime to sweep you into the next day. Days such as when my daughter made a huge mess with …

Homeschooling Part 1: Books

I enjoy talking about homeschooling with people. I also enjoy websites dedicated to the details of homeschooling: the schedules, curriculums, resources, and experience of other families with  similar mindsets. This may seem odd as I think the stereotype is that this is mainly the duty of the mother, however, there is …

Honoring Women

Likewise, husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel, since they are heirs with you of the grace of life…. (1 Pet.3:7)  Since most of our sons will one day marry, we should have them practice, from childhood, honoring women …

Ascension

        It is because of Daniel 7:13-14                (the ascension)            that we “therefore, go”                (Matthew 28:19)