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my split personality: called {motherhood}

This is not exactly a “spiritually or Biblically-inspired” post. It is more a “I wonder if anyone else has ever thought about it this way” post. And it’s been sitting in my “draft” folder for a while now… I had a...

my soul must be still

Again, there has been a song “stuck in my head” recently that has been encouraging to me… I pray it can encourage someone else out there, too. “Be Still, My Soul” by Catharina von Schlegel, 1697-?Translated by Jane Borthwick, 1813-1897...

some things {motherhood} has taught me

Just some random, not necessarily earth-shattering, thoughts from my 10 years being “Mom”… 1. “little people” are not “small adults”–their minds are truly a blank canvas and must be written on carefully. 2. I will never...

all in good time

I cannot help but PRAISE THE LORD for HIS goodness! Recently my family endured some unexpected and abrupt changes. In searching out God’s direction for us, we have listened to several different preachers in the last few months. It has been amazing to have God...

linen & girdles

She maketh fine linen, and selleth it; and delivereth girdles unto the merchant. Proverbs 31:24 She understands a trade. She knows an area of business and takes advantage of the market, thus earning some income. This has been talked about earlier in the chapter also....

respect earned

Her husband is known in the gates, when he sitteth among the elders of the land. Proverbs 31:23 This man who is the husband of our Virtuous Example was known in the gates. He sat with [possibly was an associate of] the elders. They knew him. He had influence- respect...

a beautiful tapestry

She maketh herself coverings of tapestry; her clothing is silk and purple.  Proverbs 31:22 Let us be encouraged today! To decorate our homes and adorn our bedrooms and wear the clothing that makes us FEEL {and look} beautiful! This is the way of the virtuous woman!...

clothed with scarlet

She is not afraid of the snow for her household: for all her household are clothed with scarlet. Proverbs 31:21 This “standard of womanhood” we see here was prepared for  the coming season- a good thing to be thinking about now with winter coming to the...