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July 4th Celebrations and Memory Work

On July 4th, and on other American holidays, do we really pause to reflect on our nation’s history? Too often, for my family, these holidays have become a day of swimming, grilling, and fireworks. Recently, I read Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little Town on the Prairie to my...
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Three Rs of Summer…Renew, Rest, Reassess

It’s summer! Hip, hip, hooray! Break out the ice tea, the sunscreen, and the books. Every summer, as my kids are soaking up the sunshine, hours of free play, and extra time with friends, I focus on three things I can’t find time to do during the school year. I renew,...
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Finding Shelter

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A Walk through Psalms: Finding Shelter Israeli scholar Yair Hoffman called Psalm 91 “an amulet Psalm.” He called it this due to its description of God’s abundant protection and with the thought that reciting it would give the person “God’s guarding power.” The idea of...
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Supercharge Your Senses and Experience the World Like an Artist

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You don’t have to be a skilled artist, poet, or musician to train your brain like one. Even when you take a break from formal schooling during the summer months, you can still keep brains active from the comfort of your porch or backyard. In just a week, spending as...
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How Do I Get Ready for Next Year?

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Spring is in full bloom; April is quickly becoming history and May is soon to be upon us. Many Foundations programs are complete and for Challenge students the end is near. But… As we breathe a well-earned sigh of relief, we must face the facts—the glorious facts—that...
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