Traveling as Education

I still have a post among my drafts entitled, “At the Homeschool in my Head.” I never finished it from a first day of school years ago, but the concept is simple: what  happens around that kitchen table often looks markedly different than what we envision. After reading Charlotte Mason’s approach to education, I dreamed […]

Helping Your Child Apply the Word

I wrote a post a minute ago about speaking and believing the best for our children. In doing so, I forgot to discuss the other side of this particular coin: what your children might be speaking to themselves. When I was young, our small church congregation prayed collectively, led by one of the church deacons. I […]

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 […]

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