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Articles dated January 2013

The Neglected Muse: Why Music Is an Essential Liberal Art (Part I)

by Peter
Monday, 21 January, 2013
categories: Articles, Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul.      –Plato Music transcends the classroom, the concert stage, and professional recordings. It pervades life. Mankind has long used music in all sorts of ways, to celebrate, to lament, to dance, to...
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Top Four Things You Can Learn from the Science Fair

Image this: an episode of “The Twilight Zone.” The main character: a parent who did a horrible job on her junior high science fair project. [Fast-forward to the present day.] The plot: the parent is now trapped in an endless cycle of producing science fair projects...
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A review of The Hobbit, for people who don’t like it when they ‘change stuff.’

by Tobin
Thursday, 17 January, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
doot de doot doot doot doot doo, do de doot doot doot doot doo, de-de-doot, doot de doot doot doo-doot doo-de-doo, do de doot doot doot, de doo-di da doo-di, de doot.   That is my typographical interpretation of the Shire music from Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings...
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New Beginnings

by Nancy
Monday, 14 January, 2013
categories: Articles, Homeschooling Life
In Luke, Jesus helps us understand God’s priorities for our lives when He speaks to Martha: “. . . Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to Him and asked: ‘Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself?...
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Joy at Every Phase

Early on in my parenting experience, I determined to enjoy every stage of the process. That was after I discovered the joys of unraveling the mysteries of lactation with a newborn and operating on four hours of sleep. People often told us, “Enjoy your children while...
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