Each Day, A New Day: Our Hurricane Harvey Testimony

By now, unless you have succeeded in existing WAY off the grid, you know that our coastal Texas region was devastated by Hurricane Harvey. By now, you have been bombarded with images of people being carried out of flooding waters, lifted by helicopter after narrowly escaping through rooftops, and waiting for bare necessities in overcrowded […]

Speak THESE Things (Believing the Best for your Children)

Power: (noun) 1. The ability to do something or act in a particular way, especially as a faculty or quality 2. the capacity to direct or influence the behavior of others             (verb) 1. To supply with [mechanical or electrical] energy 2. to move or travel with great speed or force   If we are […]

Where is Christ in Your Christmas?

I once saw that Halloween is now the most celebrated holiday after Christmas. However you feel about celebrating Halloween, the data is apparently there, and the messages across the airwaves are reflective of that data. Thanksgiving gets no love from Madison Avenue; candidly speaking, there is not much money in it (although there is PLENTY of […]

Sybrina’s Son, My Son, and All of Our Responsibility

I have been writing this post in my head for over a year now, but I wanted to wait–for several reasons.   First, I wanted to get my head around my own thoughts such that I might articulate them clearly.  Secondly, I believe in timing, and in expressing yourself in a way that allows people to […]

The World’s Standard is a Set-Up

Soon, I will write a post about our plans for next year’s school/ curriculum plans; it’s about that time, and for a variety of reasons, I’ve already had to think about what changes will occur in our school, and what will stay the same.   For now, however, I am simply enjoying our few remaining weeks, […]

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