“Homemaking—being a full-time wife and mother—is not a destructive drought of usefulness but an overflowing oasis of opportunity; it is not a dreary cell to contain one’s talents and skills but a brilliant catalyst to channel creativity and energies into meaningful work; it is not a rope for binding one’s productivity in the marketplace, but reins for guiding one’s posterity in the home; it is..
“I believe that a godly home is a foretaste of heaven. Our homes, imperfect as they are, must be a haven from the chaos outside. They should be a reflection of our eternal home, where troubled souls find peace, weary hearts find rest, hungry bodies find refreshment, lonely pilgrims find communion, and wounded spirits find compassion.”
― Jani Ortland
Keeping that smile even when it’s hard. Things might be weighing down on you, kids might be frustrating, dishes and laundry aren’t getting done, problems with this and that, but those kids need to see their mommy and big sister smiling! It helps them and you! God gave you a special smile. Use it. It can brighten every day and every heart around you. Sing, laugh, dance to music while you work,..
O, Mother, whether you live in a palace or a hovel, if your chief care be to have God ever live in your heart, His light within you will shed such unearthly beauty on all things that you will make your little ones see a lovely palace in this world, in spite of a meager income and you life of hard labor. So keep that light ever full in your child’s soul. -True Womanhood
“Boys are sent out into the world to buffet with its temptations, to mingle with bad and good, to govern and direct – girls are to dwell in quiet homes among few friends, to exercise a noiseless influence.”
~Elizabeth Missing Sewell
What name do you give to your extraordinary role when asked your occupation? I do not use the word ‘housewife’ as it has negative connotations. I prefer to use titles as:
Home Manager! Nation Builder! Nation Changer! Director if Home Affairs!
These titles let people know who we really are as mothers. Yes, you are in full time work for God. You have great responsibilities. Do not let anyone..
Well girls, we’ve made it through another year. We have high hopes for this year, the same as we did last year right? We’re hoping that this year we will have better relationships with our families, grow closer to the Lord and secretly, we wish that this would be the year that we fall in love.
Every girl wishes she could fall into a romantic, passionate, sparks-fly, “love is in the air”..