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Sunday, May 21st, 2017

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He found me in a waste howling wilderness indeed

Sunday, May 21st, 2017

John Newton’s Letters My Dear Friend, My history is briefly expressed in the following verses: In a desert land He found him — in a waste howling wilderness. He shielded him and cared for him. He guarded him as the apple of his eye. Deuteronomy 32:10 I will lead the blind by ways they have […]

Build Your Bundle Sale is coming back!

Friday, May 19th, 2017

The Build Your Bundle Sale is coming back! Look for it on May 22nd-May 30th — eight days only. The coupon code will ONLY be available to entrants until the giveaway closes on May 22.

I feel incredibly loved by you all

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Had second appointment with the gynecological oncologist in Peoria yesterday. We discussed the CT scan (CT scans detect tumors larger than 1 cm). She said it looked good, which means there won’t be a second surgery. We will proceed with IP (intra-peritoneal) and IV chemo as soon as the two ports (in chest and in […]

I always carry an oil can in my pocket

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

J.R. Miller Intimate Letters on Personal Problems 1914 There is a good illustration in one of Dr. Parkhurst’s books. He tells of a workman who was in a trolley-car one day. As the door was opened and shut, it squeaked. The workman quietly got up and, taking a little can from his pocket, dropped some […]

Learn 12th Grade Physics On-Line

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Ron Paul Curriculum 12th Grade Physics From the instructor, John Hamilton This will be a course in physics. I will assume that many of the students have gone through my physical science class. While I will teach the course so that […]

Words to Liven Up Your Vocabulary This Month

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

• absquatulate = abscond, to leave, especially in a hurry or under suspicious circumstances • affray = a fight or noisy disturbance in a public place • anencephalous = congenital absence of part or all of the brain • argle-bargle = a lively discussion • batrachomyomachy = (Ancient Greek βάτραχος, frog, μῦς, mouse, and μάχη, […]

One downcast believer makes twenty souls sad

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Morning and Evening by C.H. Spurgeon May 11, Evening Only be thou strong and very courageous. Joshua 1:7 Our God’s tender love for his servants makes him concerned for the state of their inward feelings. He desires them to be of good courage. Some esteem it a small thing for a believer to be vexed […]

Classical Education and Charlotte Mason

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

The Classical Approach and the Charlotte Mason Approach — opposites or compatible? In the narrowest sense of the term, a classical education might mean to study, in the original languages, the literature written during the classical periods, the time when Greece and Rome ruled the world (from Homer to the 6th century AD). The study […]

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