Are You a Woman of Valor?

I posted a little while back about how Jews view the Proverbs 31 woman. Here’s the link. I’ve been thinking more about how those verses look for us here today. I don’t personally make my own clothes, much less weave the cloth for them, nor do I even grow my own food. I’m sure someContinue reading “Are You a Woman of Valor?”

Outdoor Winter Fun

  One of the many cool things about homeschooling is that during recess, the kids get to play in their own yards with their own stuff. During the winter, my kids love to create “forts” in our backyard. They each have their own and then the neighbor kids come over after school and create theirContinue reading “Outdoor Winter Fun”

One Step at a Time

  I love planning ahead and setting goals. Whether it’s for school, vacations, or our finances, making long range plans helps me feel on top of things. Without a plan, I have trouble knowing where I’m going. That’s all great, but there are times when I look at the long range plans and get completelyContinue reading “One Step at a Time”


Immanuel. God is with us. That’s probably my favorite aspect of the Christmas story to dwell on. When I first accepted Christ in 1988, I thought that Christianity was a religion to adhere to. A way of life and rules to follow. Later, I realized that God knows my name. It suddenly became very personal.Continue reading “Immanuel”

Thanksgiving! (A little late…)

  Yes, it’s December 1 and I’m just now posting about giving thanks. Call me a slacker. Actually, I was occupied for the month of November participating in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). I finished this year! I wrote a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. It’s a rough draft and not quite done yet,Continue reading “Thanksgiving! (A little late…)”