Tag Archives: blessing

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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A Time of Plenty

Tiredness is hard. Carrying heavy thoughts, emotions, feelings can become quickly overwhelming. I experienced this last month when I went from, "I'm good, I'm handling this..." to complete melt down. I sent one of those panic emails and my sister … Continue reading

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A choice we make

I know that as moms we can get into ruts where we feel like we "need" to vent and question who our kids are, what it is we are doing, and how in the world we got here. We can … Continue reading

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What Determines Success?

Gifts are hard for me. I can't think of anything I want. With so few cues or clues for my friends and family, it's not surprising I received two copies of Malcolm Gladwell's latest David and Goliath for Christmas. What … Continue reading

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Hymns, Halloween, and History

Amy--of the blog THAT Mom--recently posted about "evil" music in church. She makes some great points. She also mentions that many olde tyme hymns were set to secular tunes, notably bar songs and such. I've heard that before. Google seems … Continue reading

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Choosing Your Investments

You are investing in your kids. As a homeschooler, you're pouring time and energy and resources into your children's education. And what a great investment it is! Not only do your children get a great education, you also bond with … Continue reading

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My Thankfulness

I didn't really feel like I had any option on this blog: it's the week of Thanksgiving, time to list my blessings. Friends on Facebook have been posting things daily that they are grateful for and 'tis the season to … Continue reading

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