I recently read this poem by my friend Donna. It made me painfully aware of the needs in my own life and the ongoing necessity for me to live my faith daily for my family. Since this can only be done in the Lord’s strength it inevitably brought me to my knees before the Lord. I pray it will do the same for each of
Janice Campbell in her article “Socialization… Again” talks about how homeschoolers are frequently confronted by others about what they see as their lack of socialization. If you’ve homeschooled for any length of time you too have been asked this question in one form or another. How do we respond? My “worst case scenario” situation happened many years ago at my husband’s office Christmas party. The
The will of God will never take you, Where the grace of God cannot keep you, Where the arms of God cannot support you, Where the riches of God cannot supply your needs, Where the power of God cannot endow you. The will of God will never take you, Where the Spirit of God cannot work through you, Where the wisdom of God cannot teach
“And the Lord turned the captivity of Job when he prayed for his friends.” Job 42.10 Have you ever found yourself feeling jealous of a friend’s possessions or talents? I have – actually more often than I care to admit. The first time I realized I was being envious of a sister I spent several days agonizing over what I saw as her greater giftedness.
“Drudgery is the touchstone of character.” Oswald Chambers Oswald Chambers goes on to say, “The great hindrance in spiritual life is that we will look for big things to do. “Jesus took a towel…and began to wash the disciples’ feet.” I don’t know about you, but sometimes my life seems so “daily”. Now don’t get me wrong, I love schedules and organization. In fact, I