Motherhood my fiftieth year my story

to mothers who got their hands dirty.

Today I’d like to acknowledge  the mothers who came before me… mothers who worked long before days dawned and long after suns set — women who, without conveniences, running water, power and supplies, cared for their families – putting them before themselves and tenaciously pressed on through the years...
Family Home Sweet Home

Bountiful beauty

Pretty soon the beautiful hydrangeas will stop blooming for the year… For now, each morning I love to walk around the yard and see the beautiful variety and  lovely shades of  blues, greens,  purples, lavenders and red hydrangeas… these are  my favourite flowers… but the roses are quite lovely,...
Family Homemaking

Restorer of the Breach(es)

I’m still pondering: The old paths… A few days ago I was looking at photographs and was trying to recollect those days… actually, those and a lot of other “days gone by” and I began to consider and ask myself: what good things did I do in those days...
Family Parenting

Disciplines of Life

I’ve been thinking about paths lately… spurred on by reading in Jeremiah and considering ‘the old paths’ and doing the things we know to be profitable in our home/life. I had to smile at the following video. In our home, through the years, we’ve had many, many opportunities to...
Homemaking Recipes

Homemade Laundry Soap – easy!!

For several months I have been using ‘home-made’ laundry soap and have been very pleased with the results! In addition to the ease of making the soap, the dollar savings has been a great help to me/my family! This may sound terrible, but I’ve never attempted to be very...
Society

At my local library in June…

I forgot to post these photos from our local library in June. I was amazed at the blatant message of the posters – considering that they were located in the center of the library next to the computers. Slowly, desensitization and subtle indoctrination is taking place… you may not...
Devotionals NewsDuJour

China & Jeremiah; Vanity… Pride…

Presentation is everything… image is everything… whatever the cost.  My friend used to tell me these things about the country to which she and her husband were missionaries.  My mother said very similar things upon returning from an extended visit to the same country.  I marveled each time I...
Potpourri

I’ve missed blogging…

I’ve been thinking about a lot of things lately… things I like to do, things I used to do… habits and regimens that have been most important in my life… things I’ve left off doing, things I need to prioritize. I like to write. I like to blog. I...
Potpourri

All Eyes on China

The lights, action, cameras… all eyes on China. Remember our Brothers and Sisters in chains. All that glitters is not gold. Pray for China… pray for persecuted Christians in China....