Deceitful hearts and our duties as women

Both men and women ought to put the pursuit of, and preparation for, family above the pursuit of worldly success. While men must plan to be able to provide for a family, they should never put such a pursuit above their purpose as a husband and father. To do so ensures failure in their God-given duties. Just as this is true, it is also true that women must put the pursuit of the preparation to be a wife and a mother ahead of worldly goals and desires.

How does a godly wife serve her husband?

God created women to be a helpmeet, that is a helper suitable to her husband. A helper comes alongside the one he is helping. A helper serves, he does whatever he can to make things work smoothly, to carry out the plans of the one he is serving. This is true for wives, also. Since she is her husband’s helper, she must help him carry out his plans and serve him.

Mamas, don’t let your daughters grow up to be career women

Genesis 2: 18, “Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.” The Lord didn’t design us to be career women. From the beginning, a woman’s purpose was to be a helper to a man. Not to be a man herself, nor to be like a man, but to be his helper, his companion, and his wife.

Children in the kitchen: a throwback article

Children in the kitchen~a look back Mama, do you bring your little ones into your kitchen to let them help you cook? I hope you do. I always did. My mother wouldn’t let me help her to cook and as a result, when I married I could barely cook. I wrote this article for an …

Make homemaking great again

Homemaking isn’t about cleaning up Homemaking isn’t really about keeping a house; it’s about making a home. When I was a young mother, I had this poem by Ruth Hamilton hanging on my wall that said “Cleaning and scrubbing can wait ’til tomorrow-babies grow we’ve learned to our sorrow-so quiet down cobwebs and dust go …