It’s nearing the end of the month of June; and for many of my readers, this means that the time for growing gardens is well under way! Perhaps some of you even have your own little piece of ground in which you’re raising some vegetables or flowers. Since growing and gardening are on so many minds right now, I thought this would be a great time to not only enjoy the beauty of … [Read more...] about Miller’s Monday Musings #17: On Flowers and Beauty
J. R. Miller
A little child missed her mother at a certain time every day. The mother’s habit was to slip away upstairs alone, and to be gone for some time. The child noticed that her mother was always gentler, quieter, and sweeter after she came back. Her face had lost its weary look and was shining. Her voice was gladder and more cheerful. “Where do you go, mother,” the child asked … [Read more...] about The Prayer of a Child
“There are some fathers who seem to forget that any share of the burden and duty of making the home-life belongs to them. They leave it all to the mothers. They come and go as if they were scarcely more than boarders in their own house, with no active interest in the welfare of their children. They plead the demands of business as the excuse for their neglect. But where is the … [Read more...] about Miller’s Monday Musings #16: An Appeal to Fathers
Do you ever feel discouraged because the work that the Lord has called you to do is not necessarily something that commands the attention of the world? Take heart! Your calling may not be as noteworthy or famous as that of Gideon or Ruth or Daniel or Peter, but it is still an important factor in the Lord’s chain of events that serve His purposes and fulfill His will. You may or … [Read more...] about Is Your Calling Obscure or Unimportant?
“Let me say that no wife can over-estimate the influence she wields over her husband; or the measure in which his character, his career, and his very destiny are laid in her hands for shaping. The sway which she holds over him is the sway of love, but it is mighty and resistless. If she retains her power, and if she holds her place as queen of his life; then she can do with him … [Read more...] about Miller’s Monday Musings #15: A Tremendous Influence for Good!