Family Kathryn my story

A hero comes home.

Today When she gets off the plane she’ll likely look much like all the passengers — probably weary, probably shifting the backpack and carry-on and probably looking around to see familiar faces. But to us she won’t be just any ordinary passenger and this won’t be just any ordinary...
More Slices of Life NewsDuJour

Inconvenient results.

I know that for many, the argument would be: there are no ‘sudden’ shortages. There might seemingly be ‘sudden’ shortages but such shortages would be better described that a realization that supply has been diminishing and media gets wind of it and produces news that sets off a hoarding...
Devotionals my story NewsDuJour

See that ye not be troubled…

We had a little family outing last night… an exciting trip to a large grocery store north of our home. I don’t know if it’s bcz we don’t always take everyone with us to shop for groceries or if the trips for some are far and few between, but...
Family Homeschooling my story Parenting

Home. Don’t miss it for the world.

Whenever we attend a HomeSchool conference or listen to a message espousing the benefits of home education, we tend to talk about it for days — weeks, even. But our enthusiasm or dedication to home education is not limited to or sparked by those times. Our dedication to homeschooling...
Homeschooling Motherhood my story

Why Go To Home-School Conferences

Really… why go to Homeschool Conferences year after year? As I’ve spent all these quiet hours here in bed, I’ve pondered the last several days… the keynotes and the workshops. There was sort of a hidden blessing to getting sick at this time. In the meantime I’ve had opportunity...
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And the tide rolled out…

It seems that for the last several weeks the tide has come in and gone out stronger and higher day by day.  It seems that in all the get up, clean up, wash up, hurry up, make more food and clean it all up and put it all away…...
Homeschooling

Homeschool Conference

  Had a WONDERFUL time at this year’s Christian Heritage Home Educator’s Conference… and all the great teaching, materials, and words of this year’s speaker: Doug Phillips. And we’re so LOOKING FORWARD to next year!! Christian Heritage Homeschooling & Family Discipleship Conference 2009 ?? Dr. Voddie Baucham ??  ...
Family Kathryn my story

Happy Birthday Sweet Kathryn

Another birthday away from home… we’re missing you so far away in Jinja, Uganda…  but we praise the LORD for His work in and through you and trust Him to continue blessing and blessing you as He has all of your days.  We know that the best place and...
Potpourri The Church Today

globalization and botched ops

This, though sounding like a line from a mainstream ‘pastor’ in the States, is from the last paragraph of Tony Blair’s “Faith and Globalisation” lecture: “If people of different faiths can co-exist happily, in mutual respect and solidarity, so can our world. And if faith takes its proper place...
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Prayers for Marilyn Moll

I would like to ask you to pray for Marilyn Moll (aka The Urban Homemaker) and the Moll family as they mourn the loss of  husband and father, Duane.  Marilyn’s husband Duane passed away suddenly and unexpectedly Sunday night. I’m struck once again with the brevity and fragility of...