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Free homeschool book with Young Living Essential Oils Starter Kit

Monday, July 31st, 2017

Please join me in my journey to learn how to use essential oils. I love how the smell of essential oils moves throughout my house, making everything smell fresh and wonderful. I love how when I apply essential oils to my skin and it gives me a sense of well-being and peace. There’s so much […]

Ten books you’ll love to read aloud to your teenagers this summer

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Don’t make the mistake of abandoning your read-aloud routine once the children grow older. Reading aloud to older children is just as valuable a use of your time as well as your children’s. Even into the teenage years, continue to protect […]

The Brain, It’s Plain, Is Sprained If It Is Strained

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Excerpts from Endangered Minds: Why Children Don’t Think And What We Can Do About It by Jane M. Healy [Page 66] [T]he axons, or output parts of [brain] neurons, gradually develop a coating of a waxy substance called myelin, which insulates […]

You will see the reason

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Edward Payson 1783-1827 What I am doing you do not understand now, but afterward you will understand. John 13:7 Above all, I would say to the Christian: Never distrust the kindness, the love, the wisdom and faithfulness of your Savior, but confide in Him who has promised that all things shall work together for your […]

Ten books you’ll love to read aloud to your children this summer

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Here are some read-alouds which will liven up those long, lazy days of summer. Tell us what you think. Have you read them yet? The Matchlock Gun — Walter Edmonds Will Edward be brave and follow his mother’s instructions in protecting […]

Trivium Pursuit Sale This Week

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Order $40 or more (not including shipping — media mail is usually around $5) from the Trivium Pursuit Catalog and choose one book from the following list. We only have one copy of each — all are new books, direct from Critical Thinking Press. Order early so you can get the book you want. Call […]

Words to liven up the month of July

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

• cockamamie = trivial, having very little importance or meaning; ridiculous, not making any sense or lacking plausibility • contumely = insulting, scornful, or contemptuous language or treatment; an openly insulting, scornful, or contemptuous remark • fete = a large elaborate party, often outdoors; a holiday or day of celebration; a religious festival, e.g. a […]

Wisdom can readily transform memory into an angel of comfort

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Morning and Evening by C.H. Spurgeon May 28, Evening This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope. –Lamentations 3:21 Memory is frequently the bond slave of despondency. Dispairing minds call to remembrance every dark foreboding in the past, and dilate upon every gloomy feature in the present; thus memory, clothed in sackcloth, presents […]

He who asserts, must prove

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

What is the biblical answer to this question. Can a woman who is not married work outside the home and have a job? Or, does she have to be a keeper at home (homemaker)? Thank you very much! I am not aware of anything in the Bible which directly addresses your question. I am not […]

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