Trivium Pursuit

Archive for July, 2013

The Trivium Applied to Tatting Plus Tatted Bookmark Giveaway

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

UPDATE: Pat in TX is our winner. by Maribel Hernandez Readers familiar with the Trivium method of learning, as described in Teaching the Trivium: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style, already know to follow three simple stages — grammar, logic and lastly rhetoric. Those not familiar with the Trivium will benefit from reading the book […]

Art With Matching Poetry — The Land of Nod

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

The Land of Nod by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894) From breakfast on through all the day At home among my friends I stay, But every night I go abroad Afar into the land of Nod. All by myself I have to go, With none to tell me what to do — All alone beside the […]

Let us hear the voice of thy love

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

C.H.Spurgeon Morning, April 2 He answered him to never a word. –Matthew 27:14 He had never been slow of speech when he could bless the sons of men, but he would not say a single word for himself. “Never man spake like this man,” and never man was silent like him. Was this singular silence […]

Can it be used in a non-Christian family?

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

I am a non-Christian and I am looking into classical education. I understand that Teaching The Trivium: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style is a Christian book. My question is, “Can I, a non-Christian, use this book with my children?” I don’t know if I explained my concern well enough for you to understand. But […]

My Illinois-in-July Garden

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

My fluffy sunflower. We always stop cutting asparagus on July 4 so it can develop strong roots for next year. Three kinds of double hollyhocks — red, white, and cream. We’ll have chestnuts this year, despite the Japanese beetles. Two kinds of Concord grapes — seedless and seeded. The small purple dahlia. The melons, cucumbers, […]

Ron Paul Curriculum Update

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. The list of courses in the Ron Paul Curriculum has been updated. These are the courses offered beginning on September 2, 2013. You can view a sample video of each course. Click on each link. But, read this article first. The […]

You may find it hard to trust in him at all times

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

J. C. Philpot – Ears From Harvested Sheaves July 22 Our fathers trusted in thee: they trusted, and thou didst deliver them. They cried unto thee, and were delivered: they trusted in thee, and were not confounded. Psalm 22:4, 5 O what a blessed thing it is to have in one’s own bosom a secret […]

Hebrew Alphabet Resources

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Hebrew alphabet resources — a great way for children to become familiar with the Hebrew Alphabet. Large Size Rubber Alef Bet Stamp Set and much more on this web site.

Art With Matching Poetry — Where Go the Boats?

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Where Go the Boats? by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894) Dark brown is the river. Golden is the sand. It flows along for ever, With trees on either hand. Green leaves a-floating, Castles of the foam, Boats of mine a-boating— Where will all come home? On goes the river And out past the mill, Away down […]

These constant, inevitable, and lesser evils

Friday, July 19th, 2013

by Hannah More Remember that life is not entirely made up of great evils or heavy trials. The perpetual recurrence of petty evils and small trials is the ordinary and appointed way to mature our Christian graces. To bear with the moodiness of those about us, with their infirmities, their bad judgments, their perverse tempers; […]


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