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Bandwagons Aren’t Bad

I mentioned that I am slower to get on certain bandwagons these days. This isn’t to say that I’m not on any bandwagons. I am. 1. The beauty of biblical femininity 2. The gospel’s relevance to the daily life of a Christian woman 3. Men should never wear skinny jeans. ever. There are women I… Continue reading Bandwagons Aren’t Bad

Akron Adventure · marriage · Wifehood · women's ministry

Confessions of a Relocated Pastor’s Wife part 1

Recently, I had the privilege of writing over at the Sovereign Grace Pastors’ Wives’ blog on the topic of my relocating to Ohio. This article is a condensed (plus some new stuff) version of bits and pieces I have already written on the topic here (in Akron Adventure on the side bar). The following is… Continue reading Confessions of a Relocated Pastor’s Wife part 1

MOMentum · motherhood · resources · Wifehood · women's ministry

Resources for Patience

Jason lovingly handed me this book and asked me to read Chapter 7 entitled Patience. (hmmmm, I wonder why?! 🙂 )It is the only chapter of this book I have read, but still I commend it to you if you want to grow in patience. In the chapter on Patience, Jerry Bridges gives five aspects… Continue reading Resources for Patience

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Resources for Two Women

Here are some resources I will be referring to in my further study of these two women. Proverbs 31 woman: Here’s what the Girl Talkers have to say. Here’s what Nancy Leigh DeMoss has to say about her. The Sinful Woman: Here’s a sermon by C.J. Mahaney I will be listening to today called The… Continue reading Resources for Two Women

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MOMentum: Two Women

*MOMentum is a new feature of Ordinary Mother. My hope is to harness the power of the gospel to impel us forward in our pursuit of biblical womanhood. Two women. Two beautiful expressions of the gospel being lived and loved. Two role models I want to keep before me this new year. The Proverbs 31… Continue reading MOMentum: Two Women

Wifehood · women's ministry

So Helpful

This interview with C.J. and Carolyn Mahaney posted over on C.J. Mahaney’s blog is so helpful for all wives whose husbands may come under criticism (valid and unvalid) now and then. The teaching referred to was excellent as well.

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Case of the Missing Post

A couple of weeks ago I re-posted an article about humility and housework. After I posted it, I received a comment that started me thinking that perhaps in my attempt to be specific regarding examples from my own life, I may have inadvertently placed a stumbling block to those who would read it. I decided… Continue reading Case of the Missing Post

motherhood · Wifehood · women's ministry

Principle Over Practice*

One prays diligently up to two hours a day. Another has family devotions promptly at 8:30 a.m. Then there’s the mom who walks every day with one child in a backpack, two in a double jogging stroller. Still another makes home-made donuts with her daughters every time it snows. One clever woman buys pizza dough… Continue reading Principle Over Practice*

marriage · Wifehood

Where You Go, I Will Go

Warning: shameless gush-fest ahead. My husband made a very gutsy decision this year. He decided to take the risk of leading his family away from our extended relatives, beloved church, and all things familiar in the state of Maryland to serve in a church in Akron, Ohio as their senior pastor. Brave man. It’s not… Continue reading Where You Go, I Will Go

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from Don’t Waste Your Life

I want to remember this as I go about my work as a wife, mother, and homemaker today.   “…the essence of our work as humans must be that it is done in the conscious reliance on God’s power, and in conscious quest of God’s pattern of excellence, and in deliberate aim to reflect God’s glory.… Continue reading from Don’t Waste Your Life