Whether you hold a vocation outside of the home, or your primary job is taking care of your children, homemaking isn't just a hobby - it is truly meant to be a lifestyle. It is a place to let your creativity explore and your thoughts come alive.
A distant noise persisted on awakening me in the middle of the night. As dreams slowly gave way to reality, I rolled over and whispered to my husband, "do you hear that noise? What is it?"
Could the place where we have no other choice but to give our all - our thoughts, our praise, our burdens, our trust - to God be the very place he needs us to be in order to know him more?
Only God knows the exact terrain of each heart we meet - but he prescribed the same seed for every kind of soil. We must be diligent in sowing these seeds, no matter if the soil appears to be rocky grounds or brand new potting soil.
I spent our three-month engagement preparing to be a wife, but I realized I was actually just preparing for a lifetime of ultimate sanctification and glorification of Jesus.