It Happened without Me

Sometimes I think that it would be so encouraging if I could trace all of the wonderful moments in homeschooling and parenting back to the great things I’ve done, taught or prepared.  But then all the pressure would be on me to keep them happening, wouldn’t it?  And so, today, I am rejoicing in what […]

Pruning the Dead Branches

Thought about and searched for this tonight … Spurgeon’s Morning and Evening: Morning for April 29th “Thou art my hope in the day of evil.” –Jeremiah 17:17 The path of the Christian is not always bright with sunshine; he has his seasons of darkness and of storm. True, it is written in God’s Word, “Her […]

Little Points of Light

Sometimes when I read blog posts or look at pictures that show the amazing things other homeschool moms are doing with their kids, I hate those moms just a little bit.  I imagine that they are better than me and that they look down on me.  I want to argue and defend myself and explain […]

The Next Thing

One of the things that I have recently found to be a crushing burden of homeschool (for me, for now) is the feeling of needing to “finish” something in a given time.  I fear that if I don’t finish it, my kids will be “behind”.  I fear that if I don’t finish it, I will […]