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Articles by author: Brian Tonnell

Why Can’t My Child Get It All Done? (Or, Texting Is Not a Sin)

by Brian
Wednesday, 20 March, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
Aren’t we simply too busy to get it all done? When was the last time you thought, “Why am I having such a hard time getting my child to finish his school work?” If you are like me, then your answer is “Today.” Sometimes it feels as though God is putting us under the...
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Eradicate Truncated Similes for Just 72¢ per Day!

WARNING: Before you read this article, please know that if you proceed you will inevitably become acutely aware of something that will, henceforth, continually unsettle you. If you are prepared for that eventuality, then read on. A few years ago, my family and I were...
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Philosophy: What's the Use?

“Why do we have to study the things a bunch of dead guys said years ago?” This is a fairly common question posed by philosophy students. It is a reasonable question, but it is a “top floor” question. To sufficiently answer it, we must journey down to the “basement” to...
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Homeschooling: Freedom from Responsibility

You homeschoolers have it made! You can pack up and go wherever you want, whenever you want!” I’m sure you’ve heard that one before. But aren’t they right? Can’t we pack up and go wherever, whenever? One of the biggest benefits of homeschooling is that, yes, you do...
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Homeschooling for a Nation

by Brian
Wednesday, 17 October, 2012
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Judgment: God’s purview. He will inevitably judge all individuals at the end of time. Historically, He has also passed judgment on nations here on this corporeal earth. How has He done this? In some cases, He used His divine power to squash them—for example when King...
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