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As Unto the Lord

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on January 11, 2017
What does it mean to do something as “unto the Lord?”  In Colossians 3:23-24 we are admonished  “whatsoever ye do, do it heartily as to the Lord and not unto men.  Knowing the of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance,…Read

Preaching the Gospel to Myself

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on December 08, 2016
Recently I experienced the sweet, heady, intoxicating drink of success.  The wave of feelings were glorious and scary as I experienced dreams coming true with fame and riches accompanying it.  And while this success was sought before the…Read

Abounding and Abasing

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on November 26, 2016
Have you noticed that winning and loosing can be equally difficult?  Paul clearly understood the challenges that come with both victory and defeat when he penned, “I know both how to be abased and I know how to abound.  Everywhere and in…Read

Counting the Cost

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on October 28, 2016
Counting the cost is a Biblical principle.  Jesus told people to count the cost of discipleship like a man counts the cost of building a tower or a King counts the cost of going to war (Luke 14).   I’ve found that it is wise to count…Read

Conquering Covetousness

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on October 15, 2016
Covetousness is a terrible sin.  Covetousness violates the 10th commandment.  Covetousness is synonymous with idolatry.  God's character and fairness is questioned through this flaming desire.  And it is one of my besetting sins.   Have…Read

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I Don’t Want my Kids to be Normal!

"You're going to homeschool your children?! Aren't you afraid they won't grow up to be normal?" This question has been posed to most prospective homeschoolers by well-meaning family and friends. When I was confronted with this question…Read
With Those Who Weep

With Those Who Weep

Life brings many struggles and challenges, and homeschoolers aren't exempt. How can we be a blessing to the suffering among us?
I’ve written about suffering before. In 2011, “Homeschooling in Crisis” was published in this magazine, in which I detailed my story of homeschooling in the midst of a cancer diagnosis while pregnant with my fifth child. In “Lesson in…Read

Defining True Success

Like most parents, I desire for my children to be successful. Because I homeschool, this desire can create extra stress. So much of my children’s training rests on my shoulders! It’s helpful to define success so that a homeschooling…Read

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