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Making the Most of High School with CollegePlus — Part 2

Have you ever had a wonderful opportunity derail your lesson plans? Shortly after my two teenage sons, Roger Dean and Ryan, officially started Lumerit/CollegePlus, my husband announced that he was...

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The days are long but the years are short.

Making the Most of High School with CollegePlus — Part 1

How can we make the most of these final days of homeschooling? Unbelievable as it may seem, my firstborn son is now a high school senior and his brother is...

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Russell spear fishing

Walking with the Waodani – Part 2 – The Lost Spear

(This is part 2 in our Homeschooler Adventure Walking with the Waodani series. Click here to start the series at the beginning.) A CHANGE IN PLANS When I first interviewed Russell...

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Leaving and landing

Walking with the Waodani – Part 1

The Invitation Imagine you have friends of all ages (and you do, don’t you?). One friend in particular — who happens to be 70 years old — is thinking about...

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preparing our children to leave the nest

Preparing our children to fulfill God’s purpose

We pour our hearts into preparing our children to fulfill God’s purpose for their lives. We love them deeply, intimately, sacrificially. We know there is a time to shelter, a time to...

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Elisabeth Elliot

In Memory of Elisabeth Elliot’s Homecoming

A humble hero went home. On June 15, 2015, Elisabeth Elliot went home to be with the Lord.  Inspiring tributes to this humble hero abound. (See below for links to...

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Creative Freewriting for the Persecuted Church

A Simple and Painless Scripture Memory Resource — Philippians in 28 Weeks

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO LOVE HIM WITH ALL YOUR MIND? That’s a question I often ask as I homeschool our two teenaged sons. When I think about how the...

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Why study philosophy?

Why study philosophy?

Philosophy impacts us in unexpected ways… Most of us underestimate the relevance of philosophy. But whether we realize it or not, philosophers’ ideas have a profound impact on our daily...

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Renee

“Heaven” by Renee (Smock) Higgins

One student’s creative writing exercise from Creative Freewriting Adventure The trip to Heaven was just as fast as I had imagined it would be. In the blink of an eye,...

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