“Trapped in a Tower” Asks for Advice

| April 9, 2012

Dear Botkin sisters, I just turned 18 years old and I have a question for you. My name is Rapunzel and I’m in the middle of a very challenging situation. I’ll give you some backstory.

Devoted to The Lord

| February 8, 2012

1 Corinthians 7:34-35: “An unmarried woman or virgin is concerned about the Lord’s affairs: Her aim is to be devoted to the Lord in both body and spirit. But a married woman is concerned about the things of this world – how she can please her husband. I am saying this for your own good, […]

A Maiden Going to the Sacrifice

| December 13, 2011

I have been reading through J.R. Miller’s Homemaking lately, and I must say that it is one of the most poetically written books on the function of the home that I have ever read. The words in it are precious, and it makes my heart swell to feel the attitude of love this book was […]

Daughters: Are You Joyfully Serving?

| December 12, 2011

What a beautiful season we have been given, as daughters and sisters at home, to serve others through the resources God has given us. Ecclesiastes reminds us of the brevity of each season in chapter three, verse one: “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.” We are […]

Duggar kids, free indeed

| September 3, 2010

Here is  a great article with some excellent and insightful commentary on the Duggar family: As we spoke to the 3 of them, one word kept jumping out at me:  Freedom.  These girls were experiencing freedom teenagers rarely taste.  Completely free to be themselves.  The exact opposite of the words so often used by media folk […]