Category: Katie’s Ramblings

  • Career, Calling, and/or College, does the Bible have anything to say on this?

    Career, Calling, and/or College, does the Bible have anything to say on this?

    As a mom, I am always thinking of things I want to teach my children, and discussions I want to have with them.  Life moves so fast, and my children grow up so very fast.  I hope I have spoken all the words they need to hear up to this point in their lives, and…

  • Matthew 23, the Weightier Matters

    Recently, I was reading the teachings of Yeshua with my children, and we began discussing the phrase, “weightier matters.”  This phrase is found in Matthew 23.  Yeshua is teaching on how the teachers of Torah, and the Pharisees are making rules that cause discouragement and loss of hope for the people. Let me back up…

  • Do I have to Go to Church?  The Importance of Fellowship and Accountablity

    Do I have to Go to Church? The Importance of Fellowship and Accountablity

    Recently, we had a family move from several states away to come join our local fellowship (church, if you will).  That seems like a radical decision to make.  But in reality, it is one of the wisest things we can do for our family, our children.  Having a place to meet weekly on Sabbath, as…

  • Friendship and Beyond, Adult Relationships that Lead to Marriage

    Friendship and Beyond, Adult Relationships that Lead to Marriage

    This past week I spent the whole week with my extended family.  Every year we get together for a week.  This is a huge gathering of people coming and going all week.  I have sixteen siblings, so you can imagine when we all get together with our children, and their children it is a large…

  • Let’s Start Cleaning, One Day at a Time

    Let’s Start Cleaning, One Day at a Time

    I love cleaning and making a neat and orderly place.  But when my own house is out of order and things don’t seem to have  a set place, I tend to avoid getting to work and making my own home neat and tidy.  The problem with avoiding the mess is that it just keeps growing. …

  • Making the Right Choice, It’s all about Relationships

    Making the Right Choice, It’s all about Relationships

    In life, we have lots of choices.  The older we get it seems the more decisions we are required to make.  Some decisions are small, like what’s for dinner.  Others can be overwhelming like homeschool or public school?  We can’t always know what the results of our decisions will be either.  There are times when…