Today we talk about sheep and goats—the two legged and the four-legged! Of all the amazing animals in the world, why did God choose to call us His sheep? This understanding affects us and our children. And there are positives and negatives to being sheep. We must be on guard.
Melissa Calhoon joins me again today to share about adoption, the blessings and the challenges. Melissa adopted two children from Liberia and recently a little Down syndrome child from China. We talk about how adoptive mothering takes a different kind of mothering.
Introducing my niece, Melissa Calhoon, mother of 12 children. Melissa tells the story of her dream to be a mother, but instead she had three miscarriages and then two ectopic pregnancies. They took one fallopian tube and directed her to IVF! I remember my husband and I praying over Melissa during that heart-wrenching time for them. God is good. Next time she conceived she thought, “Here we go again!” Another ectopic pregnancy!”
Instead, it was a baby growing in the womb! With one fallopian...
Erin Harrison and I talk about being queens of our homes. Yes, dear mother, you are a queen. But we must get to the nitty gritty. How do we become the queen of the home? It doesn’t automatically happen. We have to make it happen. Enjoy listening to find the secrets.
Introducing Erin Harrison from the TEA TIME AND TALK SHOW which I do with Erin each week. We talk today about HOW God is able to provide for the children He gives and the eternal value of having and raising children.
Every other career will one day be left behind, but our daily mothering has eternal value. We are raising eternal souls and preparing them for God's kingdom.
You can watch the TALK SHOWS by going to Keeper of the Homestead Blog Facebook and clicking on Videos or doing the same...
God not only wants us to love people, but to love them fervently. How can we tangibly love people?
God not only wants us to have faith in Him but to exceedingly grow in faith. We discover the word “exceedingly” means “above the ordinary.” Be inspired as God leads us into a lifestyle that is no longer average, bland, boring, middle of the road, or normal, but into a lifestyle that is above the ordinary.
This recording disappeared from the computer and so I have recorded it for you again.
No. 9. God not only wants us to be salt, but tasty salt. Are you a boring or intoxicating wife? Are you a bland or exciting mother?
No. 10. God not only wants you to pray, but to pray exceedingly. How much prayer happens in your home?
Discover what it really means to meditate on God's Word. It is opposite to
Yoga or Buddhist mediation.
Find out how we should respond when going through fiery trials or when
people speak against us. God's ways are different to our fleshly ways.
Pray daily for God’s protection over your children that God will keep them from accident, harm, sickness, danger, and all enemy attack—physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. And find out 22 other important issues to pray over your children.
Motherhood is a BIG TASK. Do get weary and tired and you look after your children each day? Do you get enough sleep? Listen as we talk about how to get your sleep and how to be refreshed for a new day.
The devil hates family. He hates marriage and motherhood. That’s why you feel pulled in every direction to get away from your home. You have in-laws and out-laws telling you that you are crazy. Our humanistic and feministic society temps you away from your greatest calling. But these thoughts and temptations don’t come from God. They come from the enemy. YOU ARE DOING A GREAT WORK! YOU DON’T HAVE TIME TO COME DOWN FROM YOUR GREAT CALLING!
Do you sometimes feel your workload is too much for you? Don’t despair. Work is a gift. It’s not a curse; it’s a blessing. When you work hard for your family you show your love to them. Love and Labor are a couple They are twins. You can’t have one without the other. Hard work reveals your genuine love.
Did you know that God wants you to enjoy your days as THE DAYS OF HEAVEN ON EARTH? Did you know that God wants you to enjoy rest in your soul? Did you know that God wants you to experience earth-splitting joy?
Motherhood is demeaned in our society today. But when you know the truth it sets you free to live the glory and fullness of all that God has ordained for you. Embrace your motherhood even against the stream of feminism and humanism. Joyful mothers will change the world. Antagonists do not have an answer for JOYFUL mothers.
We begin to look at 25 descriptions of how God wants to work for Him. Of course, when God gives us children, the caring and nurturing of them becomes our work, our work for the Lord. Today we see that God wants us to work in our homes . . .
More to come next week.
Serving and submitting. They are hateful words to the modern woman and yet they are characteristics of Christ. Why do we hate to do what Jesus delighted to do? Jesus delighted to do the Father's will (Psalm 40:7, 8). Do we also delight to do the Father's will?