My dear friend Christine has finished her 2024 Bible-reading plan, and I invite you to download it, print it, and put it inside the front cover of your Bible. (Scroll to the very bottom of this page.) Christine writes... Just as our physical bodies need its necessary food to operate at optimum ... Read More about Do You Read Your Bible Every Day?
My last blog post was August 25, 2023—and I told you all about the storms we had recently had in Michigan. It seems that since then, we've had a few other storms, too, but of a different kind. A week or two after the tornado, our family got sick with a very light case of Covid. I ... Read More about A Hanukkah Update
I wanted to take just a few short minutes to update everyone on the terrible storms that have been going through Michigan. There were tornadoes and "tornadic thunderstorms" near us last night, and almost two weeks ago, our town sustained damage after a direct hit from a tornado. The tornado that ... Read More about Storms in Michigan
In 2006 I was challenged by someone—someone that might not have liked me very much—who asked me this question: "Does the Bible really give us everything we need to know about everything?" She ridiculed my answer because I said, "Yes! Yes, the Bible does give us everything we need!" The verse ... Read More about Everything I Need for Life
For weeks, we have been preparing for the 2023 Homeschool Family Conference. We chose our theme, "Plants Grown Up," last fall when we started planning this year's garden. We couldn't help but see the similarities between gardening and homeschooling. Kraig has worked really hard on our garden this ... Read More about Plants Grown Up
I have been working through Titus 2, and recently I wrote a post about wives being obedient to their own husbands. A dear reader had a fair and legitimate comment, asking if the things in Paul's letters were instructions only to the congregations he started, or if there was some kind of ruling in ... Read More about Your Husband Shall Rule over You?
Do you ever get flustered by opposition? I do! A discouraging word from someone, a look that means disapproval, or an email from someone who has misunderstood me—these can derail me for days! I've prepared a simple Bible study of Hebrews 12:1-3, where we learn how to not "weary and ... Read More about Enduring Opposition (Hebrews 12:1-3)
There are some instructions in the Bible that I don’t claim to fully understand, but I have determined to try to just do what God says, even if I don’t know the reason why. One such instruction is that wives are supposed to obey their husbands, and ladies who are getting older are supposed to ... Read More about Obedient to Their Own Husbands