American Saint, St. Brendan the Navigator

In an effort to focus more on Christ, I’m celebrating Dependence Day – I am dependant on Christ alone. And to that end I would like to offer you the story of an amazing American Saint who also depended on Christ alone and reached remarkable heights. If you took a trip to the United States…

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New Art!

New art in my store! Spring paintings! http://Www.etsy.com/shop/wifewithapurpose #tradlife #support

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Why I Love the “Confederate Flag”

Today on Instagram someone asked me about the flag commonly called the Confederate flag. I thought I would share my brief answer to him here on my blog as well, to add my voice to those who love our heritage and want to see it preserved. The short version of the flag’s history is that…

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Olivia Day!

And why shouldn’t I teach homeschool today dressed as Olivia De Havilland? LOL! Also, at what point do we just declare this lovely lady of 102 years old, an immortal? God has seen fit to never take her from us, and I for one am delighted! Can you imagine what she has seen in her…

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My CPAC Alternative

I’m grateful for my colleagues who could stomach attending CPAC. I spent my week very near to there but a world away, in Williamsburg Virgina. My family dates back 15 generations to the founders of Jamestown. While I believe that politics has a time and a place I am blessed to focus on my family…

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Amish Parenting Secrets

When people ask about my parenting style and how I developed it, I tell them that I mostly parent the way the Amish do. I have used many resources over the last twenty years, here are some easy ones you can view this weekend along with what I found most valuable as well as what…

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