The other day I noticed ‘Stripey’ was not in bed with Selena as I came in to say goodnight. In fact she hadn’t been for several nights, but this was the first time it really registered with me. Stripey has been her constant companion since she was three and she would not sleep with out her, until now. I asked her why and she said
Matthew 4:4 Jesus answered, “It is written; ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” This year God is calling me to draw close to him through his word. Not just the ones I like, the comforting, sheltering words, but Every Word. Many times I find myself disagreeing with something in the Bible, I don’t
Last week I noticed a few trees here and there with a tint of fall color. Today a shower of brown oak leaves on the porch and lawn. I went out to investigate and sure enough the first thing I noticed was that at 11am it is only 70 degrees outside! The second thing is that the lawn needs mowing. A peek here a glimpse
I grew up in a time when sewing was still an important part of a girls training. My mom sewed clothes and things for my dolls when I was young, but after her divorce she quit sewing. My grandmothers and aunts and cousins all sewed and made their own clothes. My Aunt Edith made gorgeous wedding dresses for a living. About the age of ten
We welcome Amy Waters to our group of authors here at Habits for a Happy Home. You may remember her from when she shared her wonderful gift idea using the Jesse Tree Advent. We look forward to her sharing with us each month now… What are you hungering and thirsting for? Have you ever made an idol out of something good? I know that I
Today we are thrilled to welcome Amy Waters, beloved friend and fellow homeschool mother. Many of you may have enjoyed Ann Voskamp’s free Jesse Tree Advent Devotional last year? Well, Amy, shares a fresh way of looking at it… Last year I was contemplating what gifts to give my sister and her family. Should I give something to each of them or a family gift?