How Do We Carry Each Others’ Burdens?

“Carry each other’s burdens.” (Galatians 6:2) We All Carry A Burden If you are human, you have a burden.  Are you in a relationship where you feel obligated to deliver or perform for approval or acceptance?  That’s a burden.  Do you have credit card debt?  That’s a burden.  Do you bear the weight of poor decisions made in your past which prevent you from experiencing joy or peace today?  That is a burden.  Are you weary from the day to[Read more]

What is True Community?

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In preparation for this month’s theme of Community, I looked up the definition to solidify my position, and I came up wanting. Community: a unified body of individuals; society at large; joint participation, common character, social activity, social state or condition.  Blech. So, I made up with my own definition. Community: Carrying each other’s burdens (Galatians 6:2) Bearing each others hurts, tears, pain (Romans 12:15) Rejoicing with each other without jealousy, resentment, or self-defeat (Romans 12:15) Spurring each other on[Read more]

Four Steps to Success with Homeschooling

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Last week, I began a series on Life’s Essential Ingredients where I listed ten things that I would like to accomplish each day. We have already covered steps for success with the first two Workouts and Worship.  Today, we will look at homeschooling. 3.  Guide the children through their schoolwork. I hate to admit it, especially as a homeschooling mom, but this is the hardest part of my day to accomplish consistently and successfully.  Therefore, these will be the focus of[Read more]