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Articles by author: Jennifer Courtney

Simple Celebrations: The Twelve Days of Christmas

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh ReadOriginal Post Date: December 5, 2011 In the bustle of Christmas, sometimes it is good to plan for simplicity. A couple of years ago, I wanted to be...
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Challenge: The Moment You've Waited For

The memory should be specially taxed in youth, since it is then that it is strongest and most tenacious. But in choosing the things that should be committed to memory the utmost care and forethought must be exercised; as lessons well learnt in youth are never forgotten...
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Are Our Communities Vehicles of Grace?

Sometimes God likes to hit us over the head with a two-by-four. Not literally, in my case. However, for the last six months, God has been teaching me about His grace. First, a friend recommended a little devotional book about the prodigal son. Then, another friend...
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What Is Classical Education?

The word classical or classic brings to mind a range of images. Some might think of classical music, classical literature, or a bald, bearded philosopher in a flowing robe. Classical education can be summarized simply as a set of skills (the Trivium) and a core content...
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What Are We Afraid Of?

Your spirit has been bruised by cowardice,Which many a time so weighs a man's heart downit turns him from a glorious enterprise--as shadows fool the horse that shies away.(Dante, Inferno, Canto II) In this early scene from Dante’s Inferno, Vergil urges Dante to press...
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