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A Wasted Life

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on August 24, 2014
“But he seemed as one that mocked unto his sons in law.” Genesis 19:14b     “But it’s a way of reaching the world without coming across as being judgmental,” a mother once…Read More 

Under His Wings

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on August 18, 2014
“I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust…Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler….He shall cover thee with his…Read More 

Why It Matters

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on August 15, 2014
Every year, millions of children are enrolled in public schools across America. Millions of others are sent to private schools of every size and type. And about two million others…Read More 

It Just Got Real

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on August 13, 2014
We knew all along it could happen sooner or later, but somehow it didn’t seem real until we felt the lump on Chandler’s arm. Even then, we hoped it would be something minor that…Read More 

Faithful

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on August 13, 2014
Many of you are familiar with the Samaritan’s Purse Physician, Dr. Kent Brantly, who contracted the Ebola virus while serving as a missionary doctor to Liberia.  He was airlifted…Read More 

Heeding the Nudge

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on August 11, 2014
“Nevertheless God, that comforteth those that are cast down, comforted us by the coming of Titus.”  II Corinthians 7:6   She spotted me while she was waiting in a long line…Read More 

Papa Of Three Daughters

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on August 06, 2014
“For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God: the LORD thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth.”…Read More 

What It’s Really About

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on August 01, 2014
We’re just a matter of weeks away from the start of a new school year. With that in mind, I thought it would be a great time to share some excerpts from an article that will be…Read More 

Albert Goering

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on August 01, 2014
You have probably heard of Hermann Goering, one of Adolf Hitler’s yes-men and a top-ranking Nazi official during World War 2. But I was surprised to hear recently that Hermann had a…Read More 

For the Children’s Sake

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on July 28, 2014
“The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness…that they may teach the young women…to love their children…to be discreet, chaste, keepers at home…that the…Read More 

Happy Birthday, USPS!

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on July 26, 2014
Having worked in various aspects of the publishing industry for close to 20 years now, the Post Office has always been interesting to me. So it’s with great admiration that I say…Read More 

Lessons from the Lawn

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on July 23, 2014
I spoke about weeds in my last blog.  Perhaps I’m in a rut, but I want to speak about weeds again. The last couple of years have been very dry in Colorado and almost every lawn…Read More 

Avoiding Regrets

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on July 22, 2014
“So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.” Psalm 90:12 “Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.” Colossians 4:5   …Read More 

Why Everyone Should Learn to Speak Publicly

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on July 18, 2014
Lisa and I have been members of Toastmasters for over a year now, and we both wish we’d joined years ago. In fact, even more than that, we wish we’d started getting this sort of…Read More 

Does Reading Make Us Better Writers?

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on July 18, 2014
In her upcoming article in the Sep/Oct issue of Home School Enrichment Magazine, Karen Lange raises an interesting question: does reading make us better writers? Can we help our…Read More 

Should we teach to our children’s learning styles?

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on July 08, 2014
Learning styles are a big issue among homeschoolers. Most of us have heard the terms “visual,” “auditory,” and “kinesthetic” and have probably formed some idea as to which category…Read More 

Taking That Step

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on July 07, 2014
“....Thy prayers and thine alms are come up for a memorial before God.” Acts 10:4b      I had heard of other people doing it, but to be honest, I thought it drastic. While I…Read More 

Sowing and Reaping

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on July 01, 2014
Homeschooling definitely has seasons. When I first began homeschooling, it was a time of sowing seeds in my children‘s lives.  Some of those seeds were good seeds like seeds of…Read More 

The Bitter Sweet Club

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on June 29, 2014
“The LORD shall open unto thee his good treasure, the heaven to give the rain unto thy land in his season, and to bless all the work of thine hand:.....” Deuteronomy 28:12a     …Read More 

What Would Mom Do

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on June 24, 2014
“That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,” Titus 2:4      I knew how much she wanted to go. It was the graduation of her…Read More 
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