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Modern Homemakers

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For more than 25 years Donna Otto has shared inspiration and practical wisdom. She is an Author and founder of Modern Homemakers (formerly Homemakers By Choice), a national organization which offers weekly teaching for a new generation of "counter culture" women who have made the choice to stay at home. To hundreds of young homemakers, Donna has been the wise, fun, Godly Aunt every young woman wishes she had. Each teaching session encourages women in their role as a woman, wife, mother, and keeper of the home.

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For more than 25 years Donna Otto has shared inspiration and practical wisdom. She is an Author and founder of Modern Homemakers (formerly Homemakers By Choice), a national organization which offers weekly teaching for a new generation of "counter culture" women who have made the choice to stay at home. To hundreds of young homemakers, Donna has been the wise, fun, Godly Aunt every young woman wishes she had. Each teaching session encourages women in their role as a woman, wife, mother, and keeper of the home.

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Love this podcast!

By Miriam:)89 - Nov 18 2016
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Donna helps me so much at being a wife and mum!!!

Wonderful Godly Wisdom

By Gonoles98 - Jun 17 2012
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I love these podcast & am so thankful for HBC putting these out.

iTunes Ratings

86 Ratings
Average Ratings
65
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4
5

Love this podcast!

By Miriam:)89 - Nov 18 2016
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Donna helps me so much at being a wife and mum!!!

Wonderful Godly Wisdom

By Gonoles98 - Jun 17 2012
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I love these podcast & am so thankful for HBC putting these out.
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Modern Homemakers

Latest release on Jan 22, 2020

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Rank #1: Welcome to 2020! Two Powers for the Future

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Have you set a resolution for the new year? What has God been calling you to do? Forgive what has happened to you in the past because that will accomplish the call of God on your life! Press on toward the goal! Keep your commitments. Let your YES be YES and your NO be NO.

Jan 10 2020

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Rank #2: Season Finale! Lessify and Know When Enough is Enough!

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God calls us all to obedience. Donna tells us to ask ourselves 3 questions: 1. What am I being disobedient about? 2. How is my life complicated? 3. How much is enough? The most important thing we can do is make space in our day for time with God. Just sit in His presence as you may have once done with your spouse before you were married, or when you held your infant in your arms, bonding with each other by just being together. This is the last of Donna’s teachings until September. Have a blessed summer and explore our web site for free resources that are available to you and catch up on all of the free podcasts you may have missed.

Jul 11 2018

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Rank #3: A Quote That Changed My Life

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Elisabeth Elliot was a great influence in Donna’s life and a great friend/mentor to Donna. We get to benefit from their relationship when Donna passes down Elisabeth’s wisdom and teachings to us listeners. Don’t stay in a rut, because God ordained that we all participate in His vast, eternal plan; in the walk that He has asked each of us to walk.

Jun 26 2019

20mins

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Rank #4: Odds and Ends of Lessifying

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Donna talks about different areas of your home where you can lessify to have a more organized living space.

Jun 29 2018

24mins

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Rank #5: Lightweight Journaling

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Donna shares with us the importance of journaling and gives great tips on things to record in your journal as a follower of Jesus.

Apr 11 2018

20mins

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Rank #6: Children and Manners

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Manners matter! They are about demonstrating respect and are important values in everyday life. Teach your children manners around company and in public.

Nov 30 2018

19mins

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Rank #7: 4 Decisions That Will Change Your Life

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Choose God first, and others second. Listen for God’s voice when making decisions because choices matter! There really is no such thing as an overnight success, but rather many small decisions are being made to change our lives.

Mar 02 2018

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Rank #8: Organization Preparation

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Donna has always said that PREPARATION is the key to ORGANIZATION, and she believes that PRIORITIZING tasks is important. Look for her video which teaches PRACTICAL ways to manage your home, coming March 1st on the web site, which you will be able to purchase and share with friends.

Feb 23 2018

16mins

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Rank #9: Loving Life as an At Home Mom

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God chose to give us our children and we should treat motherhood as a ministry. Do everything, including changing diapers, as unto the Lord.

Jan 26 2018

20mins

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Rank #10: Training the Will of a Child Pt 1

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Are you submitting to God’s authority and growing in wisdom? Donna’s teaching from 2008 is timeless and full of wisdom. The world is ever changing, but God does not. His Word stands true, and we need to know it and impart it to our children. Teach them to be faithful in the little things by modeling it in your own life. This is the first of a 5 part series that Donna taught to the Scottsdale study group.

Oct 03 2018

23mins

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Rank #11: Chats with Elisabeth Elliot on Mentoring Pt 1 ReAir

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Elisabeth Elliott was Donna’s mentor, and we get to hear the chats they had about mentoring in the 90’s on Elisabeth’s radio show. Priceless and timeless!!

Oct 30 2017

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Rank #12: Permissive Parenting

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Excessive permissiveness in parenting is not good for our children. We are in the business of training our children in the way of doing things and acting in every situation.

Apr 09 2018

20mins

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Rank #13: Delays and Detours

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We often desire the shortest, easiest way to things in life, but God’s directions may include a delay or detour, as was the case with the Israelites (Exodus 13:17-18). Don’t miss the lessons God has for you in the “wilderness” or delays and detours of life, which could be illness, isolation, or a broken relationship. Give God consent to work in your life by giving Him control!

Nov 25 2019

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Rank #14: Prayer Basket

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A prayer basket is a simple organizational tool that will help you “Go Grow Up” in Jesus! Gather a few items to keep all together in one place to be ready to spend time every day in communion with the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

Jun 07 2019

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Rank #15: Do You Have Hurry Sickness?

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Many of us are addicted to being busy! Hurry sickness becomes a part of who we are, but God commands us to take a sabbath and rest. Jesus had a rhythm to life, and so

Jun 24 2019

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Rank #16: A Quiet Heart Makes for A Peaceful Home

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Apr 10 2019

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Rank #17: Lessify and Know When Enough is Enough ReAir

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God calls us all to obedience. Donna tells us to ask ourselves 3 questions: 1. What am I being disobedient about? 2. How is my life complicated? 3. How much is enough? The most important thing we can do is make space in our day for time with God. Just sit in His presence as you may have once done with your spouse before you were married, or when you held your infant in your arms, bonding with each other by just being together. 

Sep 02 2019

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Rank #18: Our culture needs to lessify…and I can prove it!

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Statistics show that we own far more than we need, much of which is non-essential. Donna encourages us to give away and/or throw away stuff that clutters our homes, and gives us practical ways to do that. Take 5 minutes a day and declutter just one area/shelf/drawer.

Apr 20 2018

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Rank #19: Gracious Woman – Taming the Tongue

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How many times have you wished you could take back something you’ve said? We have all used our tongue in unkind ways. Scripture tells us not to let any unwholesome or corrupt word come out of our mouths. Donna gives us practical ways to help us be more gracious women by checking ourselves in how we speak to others.

Oct 30 2019

22mins

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Rank #20: Book Review on “Life Without Lack”

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One of Donna and David’s summer reads was “Life Without Lack: Living in the Fullness of Psalm 23.” Dallas Willard, the author, wrote about living a life of contentment and peace. Many of you may have memorized Psalm 23 from a Sunday school class and now Donna’s review of this book can help you put the truths from Psalm 23 into practice.

Oct 29 2018

19mins

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