Inspiration

Jesus is the Same

I was reading through a devotional today called Little Pillows. It's a sweet, small book of devotions that are especially touching and deep, though written in somewhat antiquated language. The specific devotion I read was quite nurturing to my own soul. It talked of the fact that Jesus is the same. Have you ever considered… Continue reading Jesus is the Same

Homeschooling, Inspiration

Guarding Our Thoughts

For the homeschooling mom, there’s a gnawing temptation to feel overwhelmed. I’ve wanted to address this issue for some time because I know how it feels and experienced it quite a lot in my beginning days as a homeschooler. Thankfully, I discovered a way we as homeschool moms can protect ourselves from this emotion while… Continue reading Guarding Our Thoughts

Inspiration

Encourage One Another Daily

It's so important that we surround our lives with encouragement. God's Word tells us that we need encouragement daily. Are you getting that dose of encouragement? Are your friends encouraging toward you? Do you listen to encouraging messages on the radio or the computer? Do you read encouraging blogs? Are you being encouraged in your… Continue reading Encourage One Another Daily

Inspiration

Keep the Testimony

If thy children will keep my covenant and my testimony that I shall teach them, their children shall also sit upon thy throne for evermore. Psalm 132:12  The children of Israel didn't keep the testimony—the witness—of all God had done for them for very long. And they found themselves in bondage. But here we read… Continue reading Keep the Testimony

Inspiration

Teaching Character

Over the years I’ve been asked how we approached teaching character in our home. I'd love to share how we went about it because it was one of my most favorite aspects of homeschooling. Without question, the most important thing we did was begin our mornings with devotional and Bible reading, discussions about what we… Continue reading Teaching Character