Author Archives: betsyclark

About betsyclark

Beloved daughter of God, wife, mother of four, homemaker, homeschooler, friend.

Death of Perfection

Perfection is a cruel and ruthless taskmaster. Once enslaved to her whims and desires, few things can wrestle you from her grasp. Great failure is one effective but painful emancipator. Though freedom is gained, often the great gap between enormous … Continue reading

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We Will Reap…

Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. – Galatians 6:9 (NIV) The place I have felt the most responsibility to plant good seed … Continue reading

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The Evidence of Things Unseen

When I began this post, I was 5 weeks pregnant. I won’t post it until we announce to our family and friends that we are expecting a baby. Faith is the substance of things hoped for. The evidence of things … Continue reading

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Nothing makes you appreciate a hot shower like a cold shower! I re-learned this the other day when I was a little behind in the family line and the hot water heater wasn’t up to it! I got the job … Continue reading

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If you are a believer in Jesus, when you received Him, you were given one or more spiritual gifts. The purpose of the gifts are not for self-fulfillment, but to be a blessing in the body of Christ to others. … Continue reading

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The Clothesline

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the incredible amount of information your mind is given each day? The increase of information in the last 100 year is mind blowing! Apparently, we only use less than 10% of our brains. I … Continue reading

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Simple Advice

When I was staying in England at Labri, there was an old lady who lived across the street from the Manor House named Phil Matthews (I don’t know how she got a boys name). She had been a friend and … Continue reading

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