Modesty

How I Organize My Skirts-and-Dresses-Only Closet

A strange realization snuck up on me over the past several weeks: After 5 1/2 years of being "skirts and dresses only" I no longer feel abnormal. Weird. What I do feel is settled, at peace, and . . . bored. Yes! I thought I would never get past the trembling, anxious stage; I thought… Continue reading How I Organize My Skirts-and-Dresses-Only Closet

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Natural Health and Beauty

Fear of the Unknown

Here are a few more thoughts from my husband, Antonio, regarding getting started with Essential Oils. I am so proud of him, so proud to be his wife, and so happy to be together on this journey!

Treasures of the Third Day

It is human nature that when we are about to experience something new or want to get to know some new product, we fear whether it will really be of use in our life and in our home. That is a feeling common to all of us.

When we started using Essential Oils in our home, it was mainly I who felt that fear, whether they would help or if the publicity I had heard and seen about them was just that: a techno-marketing hook.

Nice surprise for me. Yes, they were working in our home and the most interesting thing was that they are actually economical if you use them they way they are intended.

When I investigated the origin of these Essential Oils and their distillation process, I was pleasantly surprised to learn that since the creation of the world they were already there, in the plants, and…

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The Blessing of Children

Who’s Design IS This?–What’s WRONG with Our Family-building Approach, and How We Can Fix It

My parents bought a skeleton house with nothing but the frame and the siding intact. At first, we had no running water, no electricity, no heating, and no cooling. Dad filled plastic barrels in the back of his truck with water from a pumping station and hauled them home for us to top off our… Continue reading Who’s Design IS This?–What’s WRONG with Our Family-building Approach, and How We Can Fix It

Headcovering & Complementarianism

A Woman’s Glory: The Power of Pictures and What They Mean

Short hair on women is everywhere and is commonly accepted as normal. But is it? With what I'm about to say, most people will opt to hop off the train at the next stop and drop the conversation altogether, but I'll say it anyway: according to the Bible, short hair on women is a shame.… Continue reading A Woman’s Glory: The Power of Pictures and What They Mean