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Articles in category: Rhetoric Stage (ages 14 to 18)

Record Keeping that Aims for Heaven Part One: Dwell with the principles you value

Life in the twenty-first century insists we wear all sorts of hats, doesn’t it? Homeschooling, in particular, demands that we don not only the many hats required to function in our complex world, but also put on all those that are related to what our culture entitles “...
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Directing: My Mission Field

"I don't know, Lord. Are you sure you mean me? There are loads of parents much more qualified than I am to direct." That was me about ten years ago. When my state manager (this is back when Classical Conversations still had state managers) first called and asked if I...
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The Most Important Qualification for Directors

All the fitness He requireth Is to feel your need of Him.“Come, Ye Sinners” Have you ever questioned your sufficiency for the roles you play? How can you tell if you are a success or not? These questions are common to us as home educating parents and tutors. Am I any...
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To Boldly Go...

“Logic is the beginning of wisdom...not the end.”  -Spock, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Admittedly, I’m a bit of a Trekkie. You know, a Star Trek fan. I’m not sure if it was the “Trouble with Tribbles” television episode and the adorable fuzzy creatures that...
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Me? A Director?

We had been an official part of a Classical Conversations community for less than a year. My children were thriving, and I was realizing that a classical education meant more than memorization, pounding Latin, and reading boring books. My oldest was ready to move to a...
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