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It’s easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission

Saturday, February 19th, 2011

It’s easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission. — a quote generally attributed to U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Grace Hopper Alternate renderings: If it’s a good idea, go ahead and do it. It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission. Don’t ask for permission when forgiveness is easier. […]

Illinois Homeschool Registration Bill Hearing

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Infatuated Love vs Honest Love

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

We have all heard the expression, “love is blind.” This is true in different senses, depending on how we are using the word “love.” Infatuated love (limerence is the scientific term) is blind for what, out of desire, it “sees,” but which is not really there, and so this “sight” blinds us to the reality […]

Transcript: State Senator Edward Maloney joins Cisco Cotto on WLS-AM 890

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Thanks to Naomi Ventura Young for this transcript. Transcript: State Senator Edward Maloney joins Cisco Cotto on WLS-AM 890 2/14/11 – 9 minutes 35 seconds CC: Right now, there is a bill that is pending before the Illinois State Senate that would require homeschoolers to register with the State Board of Education. There’s been some […]

Ed Maloney speaks about his proposed Illinois homeschool legislation

Monday, February 14th, 2011

by Pamela Butler Cisco Cotto on WLS interviewed Illinois State Senator Ed Maloney this morning regarding his move to regulate homeschooling in Illinois. A few things stood out to me in this interview which I think may be helpful to keep in mind as we interact with him and the Education Committee: 1. He has […]

John Gill, Gerhard Kittel, William Hendriksen

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

John Gill’s Complete Works in 15 Volumes, Primitive Baptist Library Kittel’s Theological Dictionary of the New Testament in 10 Volumes New Testament Commentary by William Hendriksen in 12 Volumes

The Fourth Amendment Has Been Diluted

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Gaps in Learning

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

This is my 3rd year homeschooling my sons. They are in 2nd, 5th, and 6th grades. I have been slowly trying to incorporate some of the principles of classical education into our homeschool effort. For example, we have begun the study of Latin this year. I am increasingly concerned that I have missed doing the […]

The Complete Works of Gill, New Testament Commentary by Hendriksen and Theological Dictionary of the New Testament by Kittel

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Harvey is selling some of his more valuable theological books this week. You can view the whole list here. The Complete Works of John Gill in 15 Volumes (very large books), republished by Primitive Baptist Library, all 15 volumes for $500 OBO. 1. John Gill’s Exposition of the Old and New Testaments in 9 Volumes, […]

An Excellent Memory Is Needed…

Monday, February 7th, 2011

It was the saying of one, that an excellent memory was needful for three sorts of men: First, for tradesmen; for they, having many businesses to do, many reckonings to make up, many irons in the fire, had need of a good memory. Secondly, great talkers; for they, being full of words, had need to […]

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