Called to See Creation

When I prepare a science topic to teach my students, I always like to start the process contemplating this biblical quote from Jesus, “You are not thinking as God does, but as human beings do.”  As h...

No Excuses

What chance did a child have who was born weeks after the 1929 stock market crash, the youngest of six children, in a nothing little town in Tennessee where the economy was already depressed? I would...

The World is Noisy

Face it, this world is noisy. We have so many outlets in which to find more information these days. Remember the days of seeking knowledge on a subject, and going to the library to find it? Maybe eve...

Strength for the Journey

I’ve done the math and I’m just a little more than half way through my homeschooling career. I have 16 years under my belt and 13 more to go. I try not to think about it too hard, lest I suddenly fin...

Calling All Heroes

My dryer tumbles cotton, and I contemplate the nature of one of literature’s elusive character archetypes: the Hero. How do you define a hero? In ancient works such as The Odyssey, or Beowulf, heroes...