To know God and to make Him known.

Articles dated March 2014

Tell Me Something Good

“What could I say that would matter?”   That was all I could think about as I stood before a crowd of 100 Haitians—all homeless, all living in tents. Their brown eyes pierced me—waiting, wondering, and desperately looking to me for something.   I had been on a mission...
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The Right Tools for Raising a Discoverer

Last month, I wrote an article called, “How to Raise a Discoverer.” This month, I want to expand on that idea. Toward the end of the first article, I argued that Dorothy Sayers, Leigh Bortins, and Classical Conversations have equipped parents with the necessary tools...
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Homeschooling Through Sickness

by Beth
Friday, 14 March, 2014
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
As many of you now know, we are expecting our fifth child this summer. Yay! As amazingly lovely as babies are, pregnancy can be just as strongly terrible for me—at least in the beginning and then again a little at the end. Besides being a physical battle for me to...
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Challenge

Challenge B Rules

by Ruth
Wednesday, 12 March, 2014
categories: Articles, Dialectic Stage (ages 12 to 14)
Let me state this plainly: the Challenge B tutor has the best position in Classical Conversations. We build mental muscle with logic, we train opinionated kids to argue, and we watch children grow up into young men and women attorneys who go into battle in a courtroom...
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Classical Conversations Writer's Circle

Lily Stepped Out of the Boat

And ne’er shall April 10th go by, from this day to the ending of the world, but we in it shall be remember’d. We few, we happy few, we band of homeschoolers. For he (or she) who competes in Mock Trial this day shall be my brother (or sister), be they ne’er so vile (or...
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