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? […]

A Heart for Wisdom

The Grass is Greener… We’ve all heard the saying, “The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.” This implies that it is far easier to look at what everyone else is having or doing, and think that we would like that better. We have a hard time being truly happy with […]

Good Things
Good Things
June 9, 2017

A few months ago, as I was going through my files (as I do each year) and throwing out papers no longer needed, I came upon the file of articles I had written for the first volume of Far Above Rubies. It occurred to me that what I used to write about were usually things […]

A Merry Heart
Merry Heart
June 9, 2017

South Africa Part 1 Recently we, my husband and I had the privilege and opportunity to travel to South Africa and visit dear friends and missionaries. There is SO much to share about our trip, and there are so many people asking for the details that, rather than showing photos and explaining everything a 100 […]

Ornament of Grace
Ornament of Grace
June 9, 2017

A Stroll Down Memory Lane It has been many years since we’ve been back. Admittedly, until the opportunity came along to travel to that part of the country, it had been awhile since I’d thought much about those days! I was so young, back then! I went off to Bible college when I was only […]