Faith, Homeschool, Nature, Parenting

Swapping Lenses

Two of my children, Ben and Maggie, have a passion for photography. Both gravitated toward the camera early on, progressing naturally from fuzzy snapshots of family and pets taken on a little Instamatic camera, to the creation of photographs artfully composed with much more complex models. Both have enjoyed the process of mastering the camera—the… Continue reading Swapping Lenses

Faith, Family

Fallen Branches

I will utter hidden things, things from of old… things our ancestors have told us. We will not hide them from their descendants; we will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the Lord, his power, and the wonders he has done… so the next generation would know them, even the children yet to be… Continue reading Fallen Branches

Faith, Family, Parenting

No Generation Gap

By definition, the phrase “generation gap” has a negative connotation. It means that something is lost in translation from one generation to the next. Differences in values, beliefs and perspectives result in a parting of minds and/or hearts. Chapter 3 in the Book of Judges tells the story of a ‘faith generation gap’ within the… Continue reading No Generation Gap