Keepers of the Springs

| August 12, 2010

Women used to know the importance of being in the home. They realized the gravity of their roles of being a wife and mom and knew that abdicating their roles would most certainly not be good for the family. I personally know that I could not be the wife and mom that the Lord has […]

Accomplished Women

| July 27, 2010

“A woman must have a thorough knowledge of music, singing, drawing, dancing, and the modern languages, to deserve the word; and besides all this, she must possess a certain something in her air and manner of walking, the tone of her voice, her address and expressions, or the word will be but half deserved.” ~Caroline […]

Making Memories From Mayhem

| June 28, 2010

It was a nondescript rainy February morning. I had two hours before I needed to get ready to leave for a pediatrician appointment. I had nothing I needed to do as far as housework is concerned, so I decided to can four pint jars of Meyer lemon curd. Meyer lemons had been a fantastic deal at our local wholesale club for weeks, and I’d found an unbeatable steal on eggs, so I had both waiting for me in the fridge.

What seemed like a relatively low-stress, if time-consuming endeavor devolved temporarily into a complete fiasco.

Raising Homemakers

| June 1, 2010

It’s here! The Raising Homemakers website launched today! It is so exciting to have a place for all of us mothers, daughters, grandmothers and women from all types of backgrounds– to be able to gather and be encouraged on this blessed journey of raising godly daughters and preparing them in the arts of homemaking to […]

Teaching Older Daughters

| April 22, 2010

Recently a mother wrote me and inquired: “What do I do if I have waited too long to teach my older daughter homemaking skills and now she is not interested. Is it too late? What do I do now?”

Fine Linen and Purple: Sewing as a Ministry by Miss Rebecca Newton with Miss Rachel Franklin

| March 23, 2010

Some Biblical characters are so vivid it seems I know them personally. Acts 9 records the miraculous resurrection of Dorcas, also known as Tabitha. Through her kindness, Dorcas endeared herself to the church in Joppa. Every time I read the passage, it jumps off the page at me! The kinship I feel with Dorcas is […]