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My Four Favorite Books for Homemaking Self-Education

My Four Favorite Books for Homemaking Self-Education

“A man can work from sun to sun but a woman’s work is never done,” quips the humorous adage, and in some ways, today this is true. But prior to the Industrial Revolution, it was true for both man and woman because the work was 

You choose to be offended.

You choose to be offended.

(I’m interrupting my homemaking series to add one post to our cancel culture series.) Have you noticed that being offended is almost seen as a virtue in our culture? Everyone is “triggered” or angry about something.  Let’s be frank. Being offended is not a virtue. 

Challenge Completed!  #readwithme90

Challenge Completed! #readwithme90

Today we finished our 90 Day Read through the Old Testament. That means this community read the entire Bible in 4 months! Can you even believe that? In about 12 chapters a day, it can be done. Reading plans are here and here if you 

Does God Care About How You Do Your Housework?

Does God Care About How You Do Your Housework?

Does how you do your housework matter, in the grand scheme of things? I’m not talking about whether you choose Pine Sol or Mr. Clean for tough jobs, air your beds out in the morning or make them right away, or if you get to 

Homemaking facilitates the messy art of life.

Homemaking facilitates the messy art of life.

Whether therefore you eat, or drink, or whatsoever you do, do all to the glory of God. 1 Corinthians 10:31 If you live in a home, you are a homemaker. Maybe the very word homemaking makes you sigh and reminds you that you need to 

The Awesome Ministry of Homemaking

The Awesome Ministry of Homemaking

This post is intended for young Christian homemakers and mothers. I qualify this because the internet is a wide, vast land of varying opinions and worldviews, and I know this topic will be strange to many. Some will think that this topic is an “oppressed” 

How cravings bring conflict and how to step  off the desire-demand-dominate-destroy loop.

How cravings bring conflict and how to step off the desire-demand-dominate-destroy loop.

We’ve been talking about the current outrage culture that has fueled so much contempt in our interactions with one another. Outrage has become a cheap substitute for morality in our country. We no longer value actual morals like telling the truth, loving your neighbor, or 

What happens when cancel culture comes to dinner?

What happens when cancel culture comes to dinner?

Last post, we asked some questions about cancel culture. Perhaps it’s best to think about the ugliness of cancel culture played out around a kitchen table. Imagine with me, that you are seated around a beautifully set dinner table with eight other people, a shared 

How do we change our toxic outrage culture?

How do we change our toxic outrage culture?

Several weeks back, I told you I was mulling an article on the outrage culture. I’ve started this article over and over again and have had many talks with Peter about the subject, and honestly, it’s a huge, multi-faceted topic that’s hard to narrow into 

How to Read the Old Testament in 90 Days

How to Read the Old Testament in 90 Days

Did you know that you can finish the Old Testament in 90 days by reading for about a half hour a day? Last month, many of you joined me in the Read the New Testament in 30 Days challenge, and can you believe are are