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”

Rest Oh My Soul

“Rest in the Lord oh my soul,Look to His might and praise – extol!Inward You’ll find nothing but fear,Outward you’ll see, that He is near.Faith is assurance of things unseen,Security are things on which you lean.Is He the fulfillment of these to you?Not just the things that you want to do?What foundation are you goingContinue reading “Rest Oh My Soul”

What Remains

Now if anyone builds on the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw— each one’s work will become manifest, for the Day will disclose it, because it will be revealed by fire, and the fire will test what sort of work each one has done. If the work that anyone has built onContinue reading “What Remains”

My Fear and My Family

“You are in the beginning stages of miscarriage…” (Baby #2) “There are two subchronic hemorrhages in your uterus which can sometimes cause miscarriage.” (Baby #3 – 6 Weeks) “We have found several cysts on the baby’s umbilical cord that is sometimes a sign of chromosomal abnormalities.” (Baby #3 – 9 weeks) “The baby is showingContinue reading “My Fear and My Family”

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?”