Does your wedding gown reflect the glory of God?

1 Corinthians 10: 31, So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. How does a woman discern the sometimes fine line between proper dress and dressing to be the center of attention? A woman should examine her motive and goals for the way she dresses. Is her intent to show the grace and beauty of womanhood? Is it to reveal a humble heart devoted to worshipping God? Or is it to call attention to herself and flaunt her beauty? Or worse, to attempt to lure men sexually? A woman who focuses …

When we fight patriarchy, we are railing against God

Fighting the patriarchy 1 Timothy 6: 6, But godliness with contentment is great gain,  Women have been discontent with the position God appointed them ever since Eve listened to the serpent in the Garden of Eden. The screaming just gets louder from time to time. Like sailors of old women follow after the siren’s song of freedom that’s led again and again to destruction. Scripture is clear as to God’s intention for women. What’s also clear is that many women simply don’t care what God has said. Titus 2: 3-5, 3 Older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers or slaves to …

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 old, now defunct, blog. Back then, I was a busy Mama with several little ones still underfoot. Two of my oldest, my 2nd and 3rd children, had left home but everyone else remained. Fast forward a decade and those little ones are now the big …

Make homemaking great again

Let’s make homemaking great again So this title is a little misleading: Homemaking doesn’t need to be made great again. Homemaking is already great because it is a task appointed unto us by God Himself. It’s part of our duties as women, given to us by the Lord. Homemaking isn’t boring or trivial; rather, homemaking is a task given to us by God Himself and because of that, it is glorious. “There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves.”~ Thomas Wolfe It is both …

The wise ways of a frugal woman

Are you a frugal woman? Many of us no longer have any idea how to be frugal. Bombarded as we are with choices, styles, and fashions, we have difficulty choosing. Why have one pair of dressy shoes, a comfortable work pair, and maybe some sandals, when you can have five different pairs of cute sandals–and then all the others? That’s what everyone else does–right? Well, that’s what we think everyone else does because that’s what we’re told. We’re encouraged by foolish friends, driven by advertisements, and propelled by our own desires towards more, more, more. But is more really what …