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Beauty: Audience Participation Requested

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In the spring of 1879, Ferdinand Cheval, a rural French postman, was going about his daily rounds when he tripped on a stone and tumbled headlong to the ground. As he dusted himself off, he was captivated by the mysterious beauty and striking shape of the stone that...
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Oops! We Had to Start the Book Over: Learning at a Human Pace

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” Surely many of us heard this simple exhortation from parents or grandparents whenever we failed at a task or struggled to complete it. Recently, in our home school, we got to live it out. After the semester break, it...
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Tending the Secret Garden

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“The Lord will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.” – Isaiah 58:11 NIV I once slept in a castle in Ireland. Our neighbor’s...
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Beauty and the Feast

“He has made everything beautiful in its time…he has put eternity into man’s heart…” Ecclesiastes 3:11 ESV A taste for brussels sprouts or fine wines is seldom a gift of nature. For classically-minded parents, such lofty and nebulous aims as the pursuit of beauty and...
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Redemption and the Empress Cixi

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Even she wasn’t quite sure why she hated it. Yet our generally peaceful relationship always soured when it came time to clip my daughter’s fingernails. From the time she was tiny, it had been a source of conflict and frustration for both of us. Her little fingers would...
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