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Looking Towards Spring

by Amanda
Tuesday, 10 January, 2017
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
The Christmas parties ended, the gifts unwrapped, and the holiday decorations stowed in the attic all signal that January has arrived. It is time to start the long slog through deep winter to joyful spring. While some relish the cold and pearly glimmer of the frozen...
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The Fear and Danger of Missing Out

by David
Wednesday, 13 November, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
I was missing out. Something prompted my daughter to address my ignorance and she played for me the Gangnam Style music video. A multitude of cultural references suddenly made sense. I could finally laugh at the joke, a joke that I previously failed to recognize. We...
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What Shakespeare Knew about Perpetual Motion and the Busy Monster

I recently asked my mom, a longtime Challenge tutor, what she planned to do with her summer, teasing that she would be at a loss for what to do once her students were gone. She replied that she thought summer leisure time was a myth, adding, “The time always gets eaten...
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A Community of Life

by David
Tuesday, 20 November, 2012
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
I believe there is no greater feeling of wholeness than the feeling of belonging. We can truly thrive when we find a community in which we can be ourselves and know that we will be loved. Charlie Brown’s Christmas tree provides a metaphor for us: Linus saw Charlie...
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