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Pages Updated

I spent part of the day updating my pages and adding new pages so I'm not spending the time to write an article today.  I added a new page for the recent Fundamentalism posts and updated,the Homeschooling page. Feel free to check it out.  Maybe you missed a post.  I'll resume normal posting tomorrow.  Blessings, … Continue reading Pages Updated

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I’ll Still Praise the Lord

I'm learning to be thankful no matter what happens.  Sometimes, it takes a little while for my emotions to catch up, but I'm working to make this my habit, my instinct instead of an afterthought. Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 1 Thessalonians 5:18… Continue reading I’ll Still Praise the Lord

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The Great Cookie Incident of 2013

It was 2013, and I was sick. Really sick. Not the kind of sick where you get better, but the kind of sick where you wonder how long you have left on this earth, and you go to bed wondering if you'll wake up in the morning. Sometimes, the pain and depression is so bad you just pray that God will take you Home. Now, I've come a long way from that dark place in the last few years, but this story is about me, right there in the thick of it.

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The Wide Gray Line: Christian Stewardship and Why It’s So Important

People tend to think that everything in the Bible is either black or white, right or wrong. I heard a lady say “I won't ever go to that church --and neither should you-- because they actually believe that some things --like what movies you watch and what music you listen to-- are not sins! They… Continue reading The Wide Gray Line: Christian Stewardship and Why It’s So Important

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The History of Homeschooling

It's not uncommon for me to hear or read a young homeschool mom complain about how bad the homeschool persecution is currently and how frustrating it is for them. I think, if you're going to homeschool, it would be helpful to know who went before you and what transpired to make homeschooling possible.

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Lessons from Jonah

Yesterday my oldest asked my why the story of Jonah ended so badly. I proceeded to tell him the highlights of the story, explaining that along the whole way of Jonah's experience, God kept showing him mercy, grace, and patience. At first Jonah refused to obey at all. Then, when he saw he had no… Continue reading Lessons from Jonah