My Friend

You attempt to dwell upon the child-support payment that did not come, again, but is not a good time for that, either, so you give up and decide to be happy.

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?

Just Another Mom – 2

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

Tired, Alone, Scared, Misguided, but Safe in the Everlasting Arms

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

Tired, Alone, Scared, and Misguided

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

Tired and All, All Alone.

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.

Tired. Dog tired.

This week’s posts answer several questions from a dear woman in a wrenching situation. I answered her immediately and privately, awhile back. Recently postpartum with her first child, she wonders about the effects of her wounded and out-lashing husband. She wonders if it would be better for the baby to live without a dad. Here … Continue reading Tired. Dog tired.