Encouragement

Hey Mama! Wait on Him

Hey Mama, I heard you are drowning. You thought you were going to wake up and start a fresh new day, lots would get done, and you’d go to bed tonight content that so much was actually accomplished. It’s not looking that way, though, and the day is already under […]

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Am I Really Supposed to be Homeschooling?

God knows that homeschooling can be tough sometimes. Some days are wonderful, and you can see the fruits of your labor. Your child’s handwriting is neat, the answers are correct, and his attitude is cooperative. On those days, you know why you homeschool. We all love those days–reading together as […]

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Teaching This Teacher

“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction. My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother: For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.” Proverbs 1:7-9 […]

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Climbing Mt. Homeschooling

I was discouraged about the progress of our homeschooling recently. I dumped my tale of woe to my dear husband (over a Starbucks, of course.). “Nothing seems to be going as planned,” I lamented. “How did I ever think I could teach one child how to figure out the area […]

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Fall Harvest: Where’s the Fruit?

Empty cornucopias. In my heart and in my house, that which should be full of the fall harvest of God’s goodness and righteousness is sometimes hauntingly empty. Do you ever feel that way? Where is that harvest I am supposed to have? Why doesn’t my family have any of the […]

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