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Articles dated December 2013

Children Who Thirst

Hwa is thet mei thet hors wettrien the him-self nule drinken   Written in an older form of English, the above apparently means something like, “Who can give water to the horse that will not drink of its own accord?” Perhaps the oldest English proverb still in use...
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A Little Cursive Story

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by Cara
Tuesday, 17 December, 2013
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Grammar Stage (ages 4 to 11)
I was so proud that day. As my son and I joined my husband’s company to volunteer at a local charity, I was counting myself as blessed. In my head, I was thinking about how neat it was that we could take a random school day and turn it into a chance to make a...
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The Incarnation--The Right Time and the Right Place

At the time of Jesus’ coming, the world was roughly divided into two kinds of people—God’s chosen people,the Jews, and everyone else, the Gentiles. For hundreds of years, the Jews had been seeking the promised Messiah, but they looked in the wrong kinds of places for...
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Thoughts on "A Snowy Evening"

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Rain falls on the tin roof outside my office window. No snow tonight; it is not even in the forecast for the week. Nevertheless, I am thinking of snow as I have been reading Robert Frost’s “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening.” Since summer, I have been meandering...
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Stories of Two Wolves: Attaining Humility through Interventions

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by Linda
Wednesday, 11 December, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
In her Writers Circle article, “Reflections on Tutor Humility [by a Recovering Engineer],” Amanda Butler imperatively exhorted tutors to embrace humility for “humility allows tutors to support families in a mentoring relationship, humility permits honesty to permeate...
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