Author Archives: Pam

About Pam

Pam is the wife of John and mother to six children who were all homeschooled and are all now graduated. She writes most of the materials for Doorposts, plays the piano for church, enjoys calligraphy, watercolor, and gardening, tries to keep up with all her adult children, and loves hugs and kisses from her seven delightful grandchildren.

Too Fast.

Do you have little children — you know, those charming, unpredictable, exhausting little ones that always lead people to say, “Oh, they grow up so fast. Enjoy these days while you can”? I remember sweet white-haired ladies and elderly gentlemen … Continue reading

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Less Is More.

I’ve had a garden every summer for the past thirty-five years. It’s generous to call some years’ efforts a garden. Different years meant different babies newly arrived or still in the works during garden seasons. Babies were born in April, May, … Continue reading

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A Giveaway Winner!

Thank you all for your responses to our giveaway! It is so encouraging to hear what God has been teaching you through His Word. And thank you for all your words of thanks and encouragement. I count it a privilege … Continue reading

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Prayer Makes Things Happen

“The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much” (James 5:16, NASB). Do I really believe this verse? If I do, why don’t I pray more? Our sermon on Sunday was on prayer. I came away challenged to make prayer the first thing I do: – When I get up … Continue reading

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Time for a Giveaway!

I’m already looking forward to our next study in November! I’m praying for all you ladies who are still working your  way through Proverbs31. I’m so glad you’re not quitting just because we’re not posting any new lessons. If you … Continue reading

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Thirty (Three) Days in Proverbs 31 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 33: What Next?

There is so much more we could study related to Proverbs 31! It’s hard to bring this study to a end! But I’m sure we’ve all got plenty to keep us busy applying from this past month’s study time together. … Continue reading

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Thirty (Two) Days in Proverbs 31 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 32: Doing What We’ve Learned

Today is our last study day in Proverbs 31. I have enjoyed studying with you all so much! I’m looking forward to seeing lots more action on the Facebook group page for weeks to come as many of you finish … Continue reading

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Thirty (One) Days in Proverbs 31 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 31: A Mighty Woman of Valor

Remember that list of military images we’ve been keeping as we’ve studied the verses of Proverbs 31? Today we are going to look at that list one more time, while we consider the closing verse of the chapter. Assignment: Pray for the … Continue reading

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Thirty Days in Proverbs 31 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 30: Wisdom

Well . . . we have three more days in our “30-day” study of Proverbs 31. Hope you don’t mind! We’ll finish up our actual study on Friday as we spend some time reflecting on how to apply what we’ve … Continue reading

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Thirty Days in Proverbs 31 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 29: Ruth, Part 2

The fact that Ruth is clearly identified as a woman of valor should give us hope. Ruth, at first glance, doesn’t seem to fit the Proverbs 31 Woman mold (just like us ). She’s a foreigner, a widow, a poor woman … Continue reading

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