Friday, April 30, 2010


I have not disappeared.  I could say things have been crazy... but then everyone says that... and I just did, too... and then, it's probably a basic fact of life for most of us Western World Dwellers.  Craziness of some sort, that is.

Anyways, I just wanted to say hey!  And to share a great homemaking quote from an amazing book.  This is part of the reason I value homemaking as a high and noble calling, which I am grateful to be able to pursue:

Through the whole panorama of Scripture (and through most of history), we see the home and family as woman’s context. Home was not woman’s prison — it was her base of operations, from which she engaged in commerce, ministry, charity, medicine, the arts, and more. The family, though, was always her priority.

-Anna Sofia and Elizabeth Botkin, from their book So Much More-

"The family, though, was always her priority."  Good reminder to not get so caught up in the "stuff" of homemaking that I forget to love the people I'm doing those things for!


  1. What a beautiful quote, indeed!
    Welcome back dear!!

    Blessings~ Jen

  2. That's right! It's very easy to forget that it's the people, in the end, not the things done that count. Good reminder...