The second part to organizing the home, is that the homemaker maintains her things. We have all heard the common saying, "A place for everything and everything in its place." How many of us follow it? There are many ways in which we can follow the above statement. The first step is to answer the … Continue reading Organization Part 3
Prayer. What is it? How often do we do it? Is it a common habit for us? Why must we do it? How many hours of the day go by without ever passing a quick thank you, a thought of someone in need, or just a thought about God? So, what is it? St. John … Continue reading Prayer Time
Organization of Time: This is the first thing a homemaker must tackle, in order to achieve much in her day and bring peace into the home. Time is an easy thing that we can waste, even without knowing it. We can also take it for granted. St. Josemaria Escriva said, "What a pity to … Continue reading Organization Part 2
Organized! A word we all like to have in our personality traits, however can never really put into action. In this first part, we are going to go over the need for organization in the home. In parts two and three, we will discuss a few methods of how to organize your time and your … Continue reading Organization Part 1
St. Josemaria Escriva, the Founder of Opus Dei, tells us that "Great holiness consists in carrying out the little duties of each moment." This can be one of the mottos for all Keepers of the Home. Everyday she must carry out tasks that seem minor and for the most part, go by unnoticed by others. … Continue reading Making the Little Tasks Count
Homemaking? What is it? It is an art. It is a vocation. It is a way of life. It is a gift. The English Oxford Dictionary defines homemaking as "the creation and management of a home, especially as a pleasant place in which to live." Let's break this down... Creation and management. The Homemaker is … Continue reading What is Homemaking?