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Articles dated December 2012

Thirds, Part II: Third Conjugation Verbs

Last month, we dealt with those pesky third declension nouns. This month, we will take a look at third conjugation verbs.   For some reason, thirds are always a bit difficult in Latin. Please keep in mind that the Romans did not order declensions and conjugations;...
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Time to Reflect

During the holiday season I enjoy the opportunity for reflection. At the year’s end life can be busy, but I like to make time to take a deep breath and think. I find it helpful to take a few steps back and look at my life. I see how my children have grown, I look at...
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The Tin Soldier's Heart

In the Christmas of 1838, Danish author Hans Christian Andersen published The Steadfast Tin Soldier. In it, a one-legged tin soldier endures an adventure filled with many trials—including a passionate love for a beautiful paper ballet dancer—only to be spontaneously...
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A Christmas Word

by Matt
Friday, 21 December, 2012
categories: Articles, Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Christmas is the celebration of the incarnation of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. He came to do a lot of things: forgive sins; defeat sin, death, and hell; establish His Church; be enthroned as King of kings and Lord of lords; redeem creation; and so on. He came,...
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My Classical Journey with the Magi

by Jen
Wednesday, 19 December, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
Last year, I had the opportunity to study T.S. Eliot's poem "The Journey of the Magi" with a high school student whom I was tutoring. I had read the poem before and my graduate school roommate was an Eliot aficionado, so I felt reasonably confident as I approached the...
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