Category Archives: children

The Red Sled

“I believe women come nearer fulfilling their God-given function in the home than anywhere else. It is a much nobler thing to be a good wife than to be Miss America. It is a greater achievement to establish a Christian home than it is to produce a second-rate novel filled with filth. It is a […]

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The Christian’s View of Children

“The child is the beauty of God present in the world, that greatest gift to a family.” -Mother Teresa     Hefting my heavy-weight one year old on my hip, we lined up and filed into the back door of our church this past Sunday. The weather was cold and wind bit at our ears. […]

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Happy Birthday, little Loyal!

The day came and went so quietly and yet my heart was so happy and full, as I held his little body as much as I could. I am so blessed to be his mother and cherish each moment of his young precious days. Soon, I know he will be running after his big brother […]

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Canning Meals & Why It is Important to Grow your Own Food

    “When used wisely, home preserving bestows the joy in making something with your own hands and provides a ready supply of useful and delicious foods for pleasurable eating every season of the year. With a well-stocked pantry, you can save money, save time during meal preparation, and keep an emergency supply of shelf-stable […]

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Watching the Weather & Our Feelings

  “Everything in life is a test of character.” John Blanchard {Our almond bush, just outside the kitchen window. The blossoms are incredible! One of my favorites in spring time!}   “I suppose it will rain soon,” my eldest daughter said, pointing to the nearby hydro pole. “The birds are all sitting on a wire…” […]

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