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A Father’s Response: How The Torchlighters Series Began

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When our daughter, Michelle, was a young child, my wife and I began reading biographies of great Christian heroes with her. One day while on vacation, when Michelle was ten, we were reading about missionary Gladys Aylward. After finishing a chapter, she looked up at me...
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Who Is Your Hero?

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Chapters Nine through Eleven – History, Science, & Fine Arts Who Is Your Hero? by Cara McLauchlan   “If we do not move our children to discover heroes to imitate, they will invent their own. That is what the cultural icons have become….If however, I want my child...
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How to Raise a Hero (Four Important Activities to Do with Your Children this Summer)

by Courtney and
Monday, 06 May, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
In the light of current events, I am certain of one thing: we need heroes. As parents, we cannot allow fear to rule our lives; on the contrary, we should prepare our children to act nobly and to do the right thing in unusual circumstances, because one thing is certain...
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Fables, Myths, and Fairy Tales

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by Tobin
Friday, 22 March, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Our world isn’t clear regarding the differences between fables, myths, and fairy tales. We tend to lump them together into anthologies based on the characteristics they have in common: all of them contain fantastical elements, magic, talking animals, and so on, and all...
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“American Culture” Is an Oxymoron

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by Tobin
Thursday, 14 March, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
I suggested to my wife that “American culture” is an oxymoron. I was contemplating making a list of thought provoking oxymorons; “modern education” and “liberal enlightenment” would be on the list. Deanna disagreed with my claim that there is no such thing as American...
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