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Weekend Dribble Drabble

Weekend Dribble Drabble

  Some things that caught my attention this week: Amusing. An Amish gang? I was mildly amused by (okay, that’s a lie. I was cracking up)  this article about four Amish women gone “wild”…and taking to cutting off beards. Yup. Hair cutting. It’s the new […]

What You Can Learn from Sarah Edwards

What You Can Learn from Sarah Edwards

I love observing older women and learning how to act  from them (and how not to act!). I was recently chatting with another pastor’s wife and was thanking her for being such a good example to me. Her life is characterized by a walk that fears God: humility, kindness, goodness and a life free […]

Peace In The Storm

Peace In The Storm

Andrew Murray’s advice about trusting God through trials: In times of trouble say, First: He brought me here ; it is by His will I am in this strait place: In that I will rest. Next: He will keep me here in His love, and […]

Some Good Advice on Home Education

Some Good Advice on Home Education

A home schooling mentor once gave me some good advice: Begin with the end in mind. Looking back, my friend was insightful.  But when you are a new homeschooling mother, you are– I don’t know–just plain overwhelmed. And scared. Well-meaning people unintentionally put fear–no, out […]