In Foolish Feminism, Part 1, I expressed how feminism started in a good place, yet today we're seeing a shift in focus to the extreme with the claim that men and women are inheritly the same. Since they obviously aren't, this is confusing our society and hurting families all around. The solution to this foolishness…
Feminism is going to the extreme in our culture. There was a time when this movement did some great things for women such as securing voting rights, equal educational and career opportunities, and equal pay. It was a time when brave women gave a voice to the long history of unfair treatment of women.
Knowledge. Oh I thought I had knowledge when I got married. I knew just who I was going to be, who my husband was going to be, and how our children would be.
I've been wanting to write more posts in relation to the family, namely marriage and parenting. And so, I'm going to begin a special series called "Proverbial Family" that focuses on Proverbs as a resource for enhancing family instruction and relationships.
Algebra. The dreaded subject by many highschoolers, and the very subject that gives my son and me grief every school morning. This is stupid....this doesn't make any sense.... why do I have to learn this...when will I ever use this in life.... .....are the broken record of phrases frustratingly sung by my son. As I…
We raise our kids — teaching them continually — spending hours and hours of godly instruction — hoping that they will follow God and not the world. However, in the end it is their choice.
Overall, she has never seen her weight as something that defined her or took away from her beauty.
Unfortunately, it took me having a disease to force me to slow down and breath.
It's hard to have conversations that carry a lot of baggage, but they must be had if you're ever going to empty the suitcases. “Therefore if you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First…
Here we go again. Another worship service that I didn't get to participate in. All they did was squirm and fight me the whole time. I didn't get anything out of the service except frustration of trying to make them behave.
I wish I had done better, When I lived my younger years, To choose a better path, Would have prevented many tears.
What if your parents could use another tool more often to instruct you called gentleness? Where words of encouragement and compliments are used more often than rebuke.
Sparks of thought I can't contain, So many other things to do, But inspiration draws me in, So that I neglect you. She looks well to the ways of her household.... Proverbs 31:27a Prayer: Forgive me, Father, when I neglect the well-being of my household for less important ventures. Amen.
Dear Child, I will continue to lovingly instruct or rebuke you until you have proven your trustworthiness in the responsibilities you have been given. This is a responsibility entrusted to me by God. Love, Mom The rod and rebuke give wisdom, But a child left to himself brings shame to his mother. Proverbs 29:15 Prayer:…
With this epiphany, I knew it was time to accept that all this means leaving behind an old season of life and adjusting to a new one.
Even though you may not understand, have a different perspective, or be annoyed by something of opinion that your teen enjoys, when you continually make derogatory comments about what's important to them, you are planting seeds of strife between both of you. Listen to your teen's perspective, voice your concerns if any, set boundaries if…
With the determination of bringing honor to the name of your Lord, your daily words and deeds will joyfully represent His love as you thank God for your blessings in Christ and humbly submit yourself to speaking and performing works that are according to Jesus' character.
As I raise my own children, I see the same love come out of me for them. This is the love that I have been blessed to learn from a mother who sacrificed all for my well-being and my children are now reaping the benefits.
As a mother, it is hard not to just jump in when your child is having a problem. I felt it best in this circumstance to wait and see how everything would work out between these kids.
We as Americans place high value on academics and competitive activities. While I find it wonderful that these things can be advantageous to encourage learning and build character, there is a problem when we use these American values as most important to identify what success in life is.