Ornament of Grace
Ornament of Grace
October 8, 2017

A Father’s Love Editor’s Note: Life is often full of problems, trials and many fears. For the child of God, this should be a journey that brings us into closer and sweeter fellowship with our Heavenly Father Who loves us unconditionally and Who has promised to carry our every burden. Although I wrote this article […]

Whether Ye Eat or Drink

Proverbs 31:13- “She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands.” When I read about the life of the early American woman, and all that was entailed in feeding and clothing her family, I am very thankful for the industrial and technological progress that has been made since then. Our modern world offers […]

Keepers at Home
Keepers at Home
October 8, 2017

Blessings from the Hand of God Recently, I was reading in Ecclesiastes and came across verse 24 of Chapter 2- “This also I saw, that it was from the hand of God.” Eccl. 3: 13 says “…it is the gift of God.” In Eccl. 5:18, note “…which God giveth him: for it is his portion.” […]

Train Up A Child
Train Up a Child
October 8, 2017

My Thoughts on Raising a Respectful Teenager – Part 2 By Barbara Russell Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands. Prov. 14:1 When I was raising my children, I pictured myself “building a house.” In my last article, I focused on my children when they were infants […]

A Heart for Wisdom
A Heart for Wisdom
October 8, 2017

Addicted to My Phone? Part 2 In the last issue of Far Above Rubies, we discussed how cell phone addiction is a real problem in our world today. Maybe you recognized some symptoms of addiction in your own life. Even if you didn’t, I hope that you will be willing to consider ways that you […]

Good Things
Good Things
October 8, 2017

“What if you woke up today with only the things you thanked God for yesterday?” Those are the words I saw printed on a sign in a local retail store when I was on a shopping “mission” recently. The plaque was not on my list of needs, nor did I purchase it, but it did […]

A Merry Heart
A Merry Heart
October 8, 2017

What’s in a name? South Africa-Part 3   What’s in a name? Apparently, in South Africa, a lot. As you can imagine, South Africa is full of unusual sights, sounds and experiences. When visiting, you are delighted, but not surprised, when a monkey races over to your picnic table, deftly opens a pack of sugar […]