Almost Done

homeschooling

I can't believe we're almost done with homeschooling.  Still have some subjects to complete, but I'm beginning to have mixed feelings... sad that it will be over, yet excited about things to come.  My girls are grown (22 and 18), and it's becoming a new season of life for our family.  Did I homeschool perfectly?  No, definitely not.  Just ask my girls!  Are there gaps in their education?  Yes.  But did they learn HOW to learn?  Yes, I think they did.  Can they read and write and reason well?  … [Read more...]

Looking For The Good

smile within frowns

My mother always looked for the good in people.  Even when others around her (including myself) would say something derogatory about someone else, her response would always be to say something good about them.  Even if I were to talk about Satan and how evil he is, she probably would have said, "Well, he certainly is persistent!"  Our pastor finds the good in people too, and it's one of my favorite things about him. Lately, I've heard much negative talk about others from people I know.  … [Read more...]