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On the Subject of Cheese, Triage, and Blogging

View image | gettyimages.com A while ago, Seth’s best friend gifted him with a stack of old issues of Credenda Agenda, a magazine put out by Doug Wilson and friends (and family). What a nice gift. We’re still working our … Continue reading

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Be Prepared! (with Meekness)

Meekness is respectable. Meekness is comfortable. It is profitable. Finally consider what a preparative it is for something further. Sometimes I have remembered my bad or inadequate reactions to an occurrence with shame, and excused myself with the thought, “If … Continue reading

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Renaissance Chicks vs. Modern Models

We’ve been studying the Renaissance lately in our homeschool, and the thought occurred to me: Why are women in Renaissance paintings so chubby? If you google that exact question, you’ll get some interesting responses–and pictures. I thought perhaps one response … Continue reading

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A Call for Purity, Not “Christian Fiction Porn”

#185480182 / gettyimages.com I recently read a well-written Christian novel that had many positives: nice pacing, a clear Gospel message, concision and clarity, humorous and pithy descriptions, not-hokey dialogue, and Scripture was handled with respect. It was a good book, … Continue reading

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It Pays to Be Meek

Meekness is respectable. Meekness is comfortable. But another lesser known benefit of meekness is that it is profitable. #483533875 / gettyimages.com Get all you can; can all you get; and sit on the lid. This is the maxim of every … Continue reading

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If I Could Just Get Some Peace and Quiet Around Here!

I (through the thoughts of a 17th century Puritan, Matthew Henry) have been trying to convince you of the excellency of a meek spirit. First we considered how “creditable,” or respectable meekness is.  Next, think about the comfort of meekness. … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday link-up

I’ll get back soon to my attempt to rephrase Matthew Henry’s book The Quest for Meekness and Quietness of Spirit. For this week, I posted a review of homeschool curriculum Spelling Workout on Tuesday. So here’s the link-up below for … Continue reading

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