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The Circle of Homemaking

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a question most children hear at some point during their growing-up years. My plan wasn’t much, by some standards. I just wanted to be a wife, a stay-at-home mother, and by extension, a full-time homemaker. Making a home isn’t just the “career” I happened to…

Are You Shaped To Be a Faith Builder?

Are You Shaped To Be a Faith Builder?

When my first child was born someone gave me a baby gift that stayed in the drawer for a long time.

Because I didn’t know how it was meant to be used.

It was two hour-glass-shaped pieces of flannel sewn together, with filling in the middle like a quilt, but it wasn’t large enough to be a blanket. When I showed my husband the gift he shrugged his shoulders. I stuck the thing in a drawer.

live kindly

live kindly

There are many questions we must ask ourselves when making a purchase: Can I afford this? Do I really need/want it? Is it of good quality? There is one question, however, that many of us forget to ask ourselves: Would this purchase be a fair-trade? “Fair Trade” is probably a term you’ve heard a few…

Soapy Idolatry

Soapy Idolatry

If you ever come to visit us, and use our bathroom, you’ll notice that we have two different soap dispensers next to the sink.  One contains Dr. Bronner’s lavender liquid soap, and the other, antibacterial Softsoap. A little strange to have two, but those soap dispensers actually represent a big victory for me spiritually. After…

The End.

The End.