Category Archives: Home Schooling

Making a Date With Beauty

“We have art in order not to die from the truth.” — Nietzsche One of the things I love most about home schooling is that we have the flexibility to make art a priority. Unfortunately, this doesn’t happen as often … Continue reading

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The Beauty Collective

Seven Beautiful Paintings by Bouguereau, by Stacy Trasancos Accepting Abundance Mary, Motherhood, Womanhood, and Faith, by Susan An Eye for Beauty, by Daniel McInerny High Concepts Beauty As a Call, by Daniel McInerny High Concepts The Power of Beauty, … Continue reading

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Sons and Mothers

Truly sons are a gift from the Lord,/ a blessing, the fruit of the womb.” Psalm 127:3 Today my only son is 10 years old. When I told an old friend yesterday that today was my son’s 10th birthday, his … Continue reading

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