Tag Archives: God

Does Beauty Even Matter in Homeschooling? (Yes! Here's Why)

As home educators, we shoulder the responsibility of ensuring our children learn to read, calculate figures and sums, and transcribe thoughts to paper. In the pursuit of these essential three Rs—reading, ‘riting, and ‘rithmetic—where do truth and beauty fit in? … Continue reading

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Why Educate? A Christian Response

In Sonlight B’s Understood Betsy, Elizabeth Ann has an epiphany: never before had she known what she was doing in school. She had always thought she was there to pass from one grade to another, and she was ever so … Continue reading

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There is something really special about a well-written missionary biography. The story, amazing. The struggles, breathtaking. The triumph of the Lord, it just makes you want to lift your hands and shout, "Glory!" Here are a couple of missionaries that … Continue reading

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For God So Loved

My husband Dave and I had a very hard conversation last night. We covered a myriad of topics ranging from politics, to missions, to cultural differences, to challenges facing the church. This just stirred up what I feel God is … Continue reading

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Biographies Teach Us the World Isn't Safe

...and that that's okay. This theme has been building over my last three posts. It hasn't been entirely intentional. But when we study history, we quickly see that this world isn't safe. Biographies are filled with pain and loss and … Continue reading

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Grateful for His Provision

Smoke snaked through the air from behind the dishwasher. A moment before an audible "pop" had reverberated through the house. It smelled like burnt plastic and boiling gutter water. Turns out the power cable to our dishwasher had arced, taking … Continue reading

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Loving God with Your Mind

Today is Valentine's Day, but I'm not going to blog about St. Valentine or the modern holiday named after him (you can Google that easily if you want). I'm also not going to blog about the element Lawrencium, first synthesized … Continue reading

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