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Ron Paul and the Trivium

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. “The trivium — grammar, logic, rhetoric — was the foundation of medieval higher education. In the 1948 printed version of a 1947 lecture by Dorothy Sayers, we learn that this structure of learning corresponds to the developmental stages of children. Here, […]

Learn REAL history — from Tom Woods

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Why is all the good curriculum written AFTER I’m done homeschooling? Students learn the basics of western civilization and western liberty — how it was won, how it is being lost, and how it will be restored. Students learn REAL history and parents get the education they never had.

Rand Paul’s Reading Suggestions

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Below is a short list of suggested titles for a student, or anyone else interested in learning more about freedom and the role of government in a free society. Taken from Rand Paul’s web site. The Road to Serfdom, Friedrich A. Hayek The Conscience of a Conservative, Barry Goldwater Human Action, Ludwig von Mises Conceived […]

Love photographs them in the heart

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Foot-prints on the Sands of Time by William Thoseby, 1869 The righteous are taken away to be spared from evil. Those who walk uprightly enter into peace; they find rest as they lie in death. Isaiah 57:1-2 It is true there are strong consolations and compensations in Divine providence, but even the Christian consolations cannot […]

Greek Pronunciation

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013


Over the years, several persons have written to us regarding the many different systems of pronunciation which can be found in various Greek grammars. On our web page, we have placed an article which is designed to answer such questions. Some things included in this article:
 A list of resources on ancient Greek pronunciation.
 Some […]

Bible Study With Kids

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Hi Laurie, I was wondering if you could give me your recommendation for a more focused Bible time in the morning with my kids (ages 10, 7, 2). My usual thing is to just read a chapter (Proverbs right now) and perhaps discuss it or ask the kids if they have any questions…but it seems […]

Get ready for a big belly-laugh

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

These are from a book called Disorder in the Courts and are things people actually said in court, word for word, taken down and published by court reporters. ATTORNEY: What was the first thing your husband said to you that morning? WITNESS: He said, ‘Where am I, Cathy?’ ATTORNEY: And why did that upset you? […]

Celebrate Independence Day

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Independence Day commemorates the calendar date of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. On the ‘Fourth of July’ 1776, representatives of the peoples of thirteen separate colonies formally signed a document (the wording of which they had already passed two days earlier) declaring that these colonies were independent states. The document closes with these […]

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