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Tending the Secret Garden

“The Lord will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.” – Isaiah 58:11 NIV I once slept in a castle in Ireland. Our neighbor’s son...
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Beauty and the Feast

“He has made everything beautiful in its time…he has put eternity into man’s heart…” Ecclesiastes 3:11 ESV A taste for brussels sprouts or fine wines is seldom a gift of nature. For classically-minded parents, such lofty and nebulous aims as the pursuit of beauty and...
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Celebrating Twenty Years of Home Education

Welcome to the twentieth-anniversary edition of the Classical Conversations catalog! The year 2017 is a big year for our community of classical families, and I’m excited to feast on challenging ideas, warm Christian fellowship, and scrumptious food as we celebrate. In...
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"Hidden Figures" and N2K

N2K competition will feature its own ‘human computers’

by John
Thursday, 02 March, 2017
categories: Articles
Many Americans first learned about “human computers” while watching the hit film “Hidden Figures” about three black women who excelled as human number-crunchers for NASA during the early days of the U.S.-Soviet Space Race. The National Number Knockout (N2K) competition...
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Redemption and the Empress Cixi

Even she wasn’t quite sure why she hated it. Yet our generally peaceful relationship always soured when it came time to clip my daughter’s fingernails. From the time she was tiny, it had been a source of conflict and frustration for both of us. Her little fingers would...
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