Why is it that sometimes we cannot leave the facts alone? Why must we embellish?
Men. Really. Why do we women want a man? And why do we think, FINALLY, we have found a good man? And why do we think finding a good man means finding a perfect one? It all began in the mind of God. He set it up in the first place. Really. From the outset, … Continue reading Why We Do This – Men
Take a walk with me. Place yourself in the shoes of a home schooling mother named Jane, from long ago. You remember the time when the Liberty Bell rang out the good news of freedom in the Americas. Mozart and Beethoven are enjoying their years of fame. Imagine, if you can, Jane, beginning to raise … Continue reading Just Another Mom – 2
Dearest Angela, Has my last letter soaked in, yet? Let me tell you what I’ve learned about the tough times: One of the best tickets out of hard circumstances is contentment. Contentment can breed joy. I do not mean that quiet joy that runs too deeply for detection, NO! Dan can use a friend who is … Continue reading UNEMPLOYED! – Sent on Saturday Letter #4, part 3
Look at these eggs. What do you see? Look closely. Okay, here are some clues: We have exactly two chickens remaining. One lays speckled, dark brown eggs. The other lays creamy tan eggs. They each lay an egg almost daily. Not necessarily in order. However, in the egg carton, we find all the eggs arranged … Continue reading Have to show you these eggs!
Dearest Angela, How is it going, Sweetheart? I've thought of a few things that might help you. Since Dan has lost this good-paying job, he will have to make major decisions, although his life with you is only just begun. I expect he would discuss all major actions with you, first, but I also expect … Continue reading UNEMPLOYED! – Sent on Saturday Letter #4, part 2
Here is a horrifying truth: A great number of women are satisfied with having an ungodly husband until something causes them to start thinking about the results. Having children causes us to think more carefully. We suddenly can see that marrying an unsaved man was a wrong decision. What we do not see is the reason … Continue reading Tired, Alone, Scared, Misguided, but Safe in the Everlasting Arms
Many a wife has thought as you do, that her husband has never been the spiritual leader in the home, but just for a moment, rethink. Many a husband is a poor spiritual leader, but every husband is ordained by God to be the leader in matters of the Spirit. If he leads poorly, still … Continue reading Tired, Alone, Scared, and Misguided
I wish I could know if your questions were for “maybe someday” or if you are actually experiencing real danger. There is such a huge difference. If you think your husband might soon kill you or your child, you must get yourselves out of danger and seek guidance from strong Christians in your area. Let … Continue reading Tired, Alone, and Scared Half to Death.
How quickly solitude can flip, can convert to loneliness! No one else you know has just delivered a baby, at your age, right? Where can you find support? No one else you know lives with quite such a quarrelsome husband, right? To whom would you dare confess? You are not all alone, though, if you … Continue reading Tired and All, All Alone.