The Currency of Christ

A Personal Testimony and Exhortation This is part of my story. No, all the specifics may not apply to you, but I pray it can exhort and remind you, dear brother or sister, of how He has brought us out of our “futile ways” into being called “holy” by the precious blood. “As obedient children,Continue reading “The Currency of Christ”

The Holiness of Home

I used to be obsessed with the fact that ONLY Wyoming, Delaware could EVER be called my “home”. Stuck to tradition and the love for deep meaning, another place simply could never hold the depth of what my growing up life held. That had been challenged deeply at the age of 14 when my familyContinue reading “The Holiness of Home”

More Precious Than Silver

“Lord you are more precious than silver, Lord you are more costly than gold, Lord you are more beautiful than diamonds, and nothing I desire compares with you…” I sang my daughter Corrie to sleep to this tune tonight being reminded of how precious it has been to me this last year of 2019. EachContinue reading “More Precious Than Silver”

Steadfast

“The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.” Psalm 103:8 “But this I call to mind, and therefore I have hope: The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. “The LORD is myContinue reading “Steadfast”

Living Hope

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to His great mercy, He has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, who by God’s powerContinue reading “Living Hope”

The Father’s Kind of Love

“Fierce love. It’s the best way I can describe the way I love her (Corrie). It’s a gift I can only truly understand when I look at my God – who fiercely loved. Not willing to leave me in my sin but provide a way out by giving up His life for me. I haveContinue reading “The Father’s Kind of Love”

Original Post

The post below was written on Emily’s personal blog (Be Consecrated) in the summer of 2017 when she and Alex had returned from living in India for 6 months. It was primarily written for women to read, but the heart of this post applies to all. Please enjoy reading the original “Homemaking in Heaven” post.Continue reading “Original Post”

Men and Homemaking?

We do not usually associate the idea of homemaking with men. We tend to have less of a nesting instinct. I do not labor and brainstorm over interior decor the way my wife does. For my own part, I do not mind sleeping on a couch or stepping over socks on the way to theContinue reading “Men and Homemaking?”

Introduction

“Aim for heaven and you get earth thrown in, aim for earth and you get neither.” C.S. Lewis We’ll be honest. This blog really has nothing to do with homemaking. You won’t find a woman’s expert opinion of the “top 10 ways to have the modern minimalist farm house dream“, though those kind of blogsContinue reading “Introduction”