Do NOT Try Homeschool – Part 3

Okay, how about a look at what success in home schooling really IS? The first axiom is: The commitment is to your child, in obedience to the Lord. Forget excuses about having tried; it is about your child and God. It is a sober-minded decision to do the right thing with the children He hasContinue reading “Do NOT Try Homeschool – Part 3”

The Blessings of Habit–Part 1

Do Your Kids Have Habitual Blessings? “Hey! Turn that back on!” I heard from the hallway one day. It had happened again. We have taught our children, from the time they were young, to turn off lights as they leave a room. Someone had turned out the light while there was someone still in that room.Continue reading “The Blessings of Habit–Part 1”

I Like All Words

Words are wonderful. We need them to get the huge things in our minds out onto small things like paper. I like paper, too, and pencils and other small things that capture huge things. Yes, I like all words. Even words that tell of bad things, like “tornado“ —what an amazing word that is, rollingContinue reading “I Like All Words”

What a Rush!

3/14/14 – Reposting this to honor the man. This is not about speed. It’s about that rush I get when I teach. Sometimes I say my bones are aching and it helps if I teach. Ever feel that way? I think it’s maybe being part of the Creation process. When I see the lightbulb comingContinue reading “What a Rush!”

Angels sing?

Angel 013 (Photo credit: Juliett-Foxtrott) I may have missed it, but– I’ve checked and checked in the Bible and– I cannot find any place where angels sing. Consider: And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of heavenly host praising God, and SAYING, glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodContinue reading “Angels sing?”