A Merry Heart
A Merry Heart
August 9, 2017

South Africa- Part 2 Let’s see…where did I leave off in my story last time? Oh yes, I was in South Africa, staring straight up a sand mountain that these horrible people—my former friends—expected me to climb! Question: Have you ever tried to climb a mountain of sand when, with every step, you sink into […]

Good Things
Good Things
August 9, 2017

Just One More Thing by Jill Skalicky Time management is my nemesis. It is not my archenemy, but it is a source of irritation, and yes, sometimes failure. Good time management must involve a realistic assessment of how long a particular task will take to complete. It involves setting priorities. What is really important? Completing […]

A Heart for Wisdom
A Heart for Wisdom
August 9, 2017

Addicted to My Phone? What is an addiction? According to Dictionary.com, it is “the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice, or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming…to such an extent that its cessation causes severe trauma.” Are you addicted to your phone? Some studies say that more than 50% of […]

Train Up A Child
Train Up a Child
August 9, 2017

Winners and Losers By Malissa Custer Reactions are something I am constantly talking to my kids about. Everyone has feelings; it is what you do with those feelings that determines whether you get into trouble or not. I’ve found that competition has a way of creating supercharged situations for my kids to work through and […]

Keepers at Home
Keepers at Home
August 9, 2017

Consider the Ant Studying Proverbs 6:6-7 (“Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise. Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest”) made me evaluate how a wife and mother should view her God-given responsibility.   Did you know that […]

Whether Ye Eat or Drink

Proverbs 31:12 “She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life.” Back several years ago, I shared with Far Above Rubies readers a time when the Lord spoke so clearly from this verse to me regarding my failure as a wife, in how I should treat my husband. Out of […]

Ornament of Grace
Ornament of Grace
August 9, 2017

Changes Recently, I heard someone say “Life is a series of adjustments.” It’s true. Yesterday is gone. I am only a part of today. I do not know what tomorrow holds because I have never been there. Actually, if the truth be told, I would rather tomorrow not be much different than today, because…I really […]

Whether Ye Eat or Drink

With Mother’s Day having recently passed, the Proverbs 31 passage about the virtuous woman has been going through my mind. “Far Above Rubies” is compiled of many different articles and published every other month with one purpose in mind: to help each and every one of us ladies become a virtuous woman. For the next […]

Keepers at Home
Keepers at Home
June 9, 2017

Decorating 101 It is fun for me to share some very basic decorating tips with you this month. After providing painting tips last month, I heard of a couple of ladies getting some much-needed painting done. One lady had never really attempted painting before, so I was encouraged. I also got some rooms painted. The […]

Train Up A Child
Train Up a Child
June 9, 2017

The Household of Faith By Barbara Russell I was not a perfect mother, and I do not have all the answers, so when it is time to write another FAR article, my brain is screaming, “Why do I even do this?!” Are mothers even reading it? And if they are, does it even help them? […]

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