4 Reasons for Making the Bed

Ever fought with yourself about making the bed? Like all your life? Me too. However, I now am glad to do this homey chore. I've been  enlightened! Making the bed is totally worth the effort. I cannot wait to share with you! Bed-making is completely beyond just sleep. 1. The Art of Sleep Long ago … Continue reading 4 Reasons for Making the Bed

Homebound Education

. Don't you cherish listening to people who share awe-inspiring stories about the beginnings of home schooling their children? I do! Each account reveals the precise guiding hand of God on each family’s decision to home school. Each tells of joy that has come because of the benefits. The opposite story is true, for some, … Continue reading Homebound Education

Smarter than a worm? Hmmm?

My daughter-in-law is an avid fisher. One day, I watched her teaching her three-year-old how to find earthworms. She was about to show him the most exciting thing he had ever seen. But she wants to teach him to come to her without fanfare. So, in a normal tone of voice, she told my grandson … Continue reading Smarter than a worm? Hmmm?

Smarter than a Worm? Let’s See…

I have been moving some mulch, from a storage pile to our flowerbeds. It had been a deep pile of decomposing pine needles. Under it, in place of the grass, was mellow topsoil, the stuff gardeners dream about. Evidently, earthworms consider it the stuff of dreams, too, because as I bustled about, I discovered several … Continue reading Smarter than a Worm? Let’s See…

Who could bring these lovelies into a dirty, musty house?!

Grandmother’s Wisdom: Spring Cleaning

  They tell me old timers used to practice Spring cleaning every year. My mother did. For a long while, I felt guilty when I failed even to nod in that direction. Now I realize why they did it and why they had the energy. And what a blessing it was, in disguise. They had … Continue reading Grandmother’s Wisdom: Spring Cleaning

Grandmother’s Wisdom: Are We Disposable?

Today while I was tidying the kitchen, I made fresh coffee in my favorite two-cup pot. It’s an old-time drip-through I found at a garage sale, stocky and leaky, but it makes the best couple o’ cups around. It made me think of me: not as shiny as I used to be, out of order, … Continue reading Grandmother’s Wisdom: Are We Disposable?

Seven Reasons Your Christian Husband Cannot Do Better — Part 4

Reason #4 His Wife Practices Witchcraft If this concept is new to you, it will be hard. Nevertheless, it is truth. You want the truth, I know. You want your husband to overcome. Reality is very important. If you are practicing witchcraft, you are opening the door to all the demons of hell to have … Continue reading Seven Reasons Your Christian Husband Cannot Do Better — Part 4