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Articles dated December 2013

The Meaning of Christmas and How Homeschoolers Celebrate It Year Round

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and peace there shall...
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In the spirit of the holidays, I offer you: The Twelve (CC) Days of Christmas

by Lisa
Friday, 20 December, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
On the twelfth day of Christmas, CC gave to me: twelve famous paintings. On the eleventh day of Christmas, CC gave to me: eleven friends in Challenge. On the tenth day of Christmas, CC gave to me: ten body systems. On the ninth day of Christmas, CC gave to me: nine...
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Children Who Thirst

Hwa is thet mei thet hors wettrien the him-self nule drinken   Written in an older form of English, the above apparently means something like, “Who can give water to the horse that will not drink of its own accord?” Perhaps the oldest English proverb still in use...
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A Little Cursive Story

by Cara
Tuesday, 17 December, 2013
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Grammar Stage (ages 4 to 11)
I was so proud that day. As my son and I joined my husband’s company to volunteer at a local charity, I was counting myself as blessed. In my head, I was thinking about how neat it was that we could take a random school day and turn it into a chance to make a...
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The Incarnation--The Right Time and the Right Place

At the time of Jesus’ coming, the world was roughly divided into two kinds of people—God’s chosen people,the Jews, and everyone else, the Gentiles. For hundreds of years, the Jews had been seeking the promised Messiah, but they looked in the wrong kinds of places for...
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