To know God and to make Him known.

Articles dated March 2016

Holding On

“Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.” – C. S. Lewis, Mere Christianity I don’t know about you, but my moods too often dictate the state of schooling in my house. Right around this time every year, I...
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History Lessons

History is where I have learned the most about classical education—well, that and Latin, math, science, literature, and music. Every subject, I suppose, teaches us about classical education, if we study it classically. Every subject becomes an example by which we can...
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Let’s Build Something Together – A Blueprint to Restore the Art of Debate

Particularly in the midst of a heated U.S. presidential election season, it’s difficult to make the case that debate, as we know it today, is a constructive endeavor. I say that despite—or perhaps because—I debated competitively in high school. My debating experience...
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Why Saxon?

I like Saxon math texts because they daily launch our family into so many discussions which inspire our love for learning classically at home. The authors of the Saxon series have gone out of their way to incorporate both silly and culturally varied word problems along...
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Lent: Baby Steps Toward Maturity

Depending on your church tradition, the season of Lent will be of more or less importance to the period of time preceding the celebration of Easter Sunday. Some of us will celebrate Jesus Christ’s resurrection with no other holidays (holy days) preceding it. From there...
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