Faith, Homeschool, Nature

Re-purposing My Nest: Part 1

We called her Phoebe Anne; though what she called herself I really couldn’t say. Every spring, from parts unknown, she showed up at our front door with her lover in tow. As spring rains gave way to lush green, Phoebe Anne occupied her days preparing for the anticipated arrival of her new clutch. Mornings echoed… Continue reading Re-purposing My Nest: Part 1

Faith, Homeschool, Life

Raising the Standard

I’m a slight history buff —something I only realized when I began teaching the subject in our little home-school classroom. After years of teaching science (preceded by years of studying math and science) delving into the humanities was a welcome breath of fresh air. Reading tales set in distant times and cultures held me as… Continue reading Raising the Standard

Faith, Family, Homeschool, Nature

Cloud Watching

Whether it was two days, a month, or a year that the cloud remained above the tabernacle, the children of Israel would remain encamped and not journey; but when it was taken up, they would journey.  Numbers 9:22 "If you don’t like the weather, wait an hour." —that was a common maxim I heard growing… Continue reading Cloud Watching

Faith

Latent Fruit

All five of my children are undeniably adults. Still I don’t consider myself even remotely old. Statistically speaking, I am barely past the halfway point in my life story and I intend to approach the remaining chapters with joy and enthusiasm! However, I do admit to becoming a bit more observant of the journey ahead… Continue reading Latent Fruit