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Marriage Sermon Challenge

For the past several weeks my pastor has been teaching on the model of the Biblical Christian home. I have found this message fascinating, challenging and encouraging. I am always curious on this subject since I was not raised in... Continue Reading →

Reflections On My Rookie Year

My first year of homeschooling is behind me and I feel a little sad to let it go. So much has changed in our lives this year that my head is spinning just thinking about it all. I've enjoyed my... Continue Reading →

Review: The Ultimate Homeschool Planner

When the email rolled through about reviewing The Ultimate Homeschool Planner (from Apologia and retails for $28) by Debra Bell I jumped up for joy and nearly knocked the keyboard in the floor! I love planners...big and small and I have several... Continue Reading →

A Quick Note On My Brother

First of all I just wanted to say thank you to all of you who have expressed concern for my brother, offered prayers on his behalf, for the cards and many calls. Your support and continued prayers are very appreciated.... Continue Reading →

Embracing Nineveh

Last year I struggled with my childhood abuse. I really just wanted to bury my past and leave it there. I blogged about some of it through the Made to Crave study I did with Future Flying Saucers. I started... Continue Reading →

When Not to Change Curriculum

I am getting ready for the next academic year...which begins the second week of July. I like to plan ahead. I've been reading about Trail Guides Series from Geography Matters. I REALLY like this curriculum and I believe my kids... Continue Reading →

One Word

The past few days I've read about others choosing a word for the coming year. A word to focus on to see them through their well-chosen resolutions...a word with spiritual meaning... a word to bring them closer in relation to... Continue Reading →

Saving A Suicide…My Soldier Brother

Friday night was one of the worst nights of my life. Late that night my brother called me. I knew he was drunk and I debated even answering his call. He is a soldier and has served our country since... Continue Reading →

Letting Go

Not sure when I let go of my pain. I've lived with it so long I hadn't noticed the weight of it on my soul until it went missing. For years I have struggled with the unwanted memories from my... Continue Reading →

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