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"Never Let Schooling Interfere With Your Education," by Grant Allen and popularized by Mark Twain. "One year in Italy with their eyes open would be worth more than three at Oxford." "What a misfortune it is that we should thus be compelled to let our boys' schooling interfere with their education!" In the early days …

The Benny and the Bank Robber Historical Adventure Series has new members in the family!

Just out for one more plunge into summer reading, or homeschool literature with history, mystery and adventure, check out the third book in the Benny and the Bank Robber series. Ben Carlisle's longtime dream has been to travel west with his family. When he is offered a newspaper job in Detroit, he is forced to question …

What does it cost to be a Spiritual Warrior? — Guest Post by Pastor George McVey

  Pastor George told us he was inspired to write this blog by ours, "Molon Laba, Come and Take Them. " When he shared it with us Michael said it was better than the one he wrote, so we wanted to share it with our readers. An online and writing acquaintance of mine has a …

Molon Laba “Come and Take Them.”

These are the words of the Spartan King Leonidas to the Persian King Xerxes at the battle of Thermopylae. The Spartans were asked to surrender their weapons. "Come and Take It," the slogan of the Texas revolt, was based on this challenge.When we use these phrases, we must remember that both the attackers, Xerxes and …

Who’s Your Political Example?

A friend recently said, and I have heard this many times, that we as Christians should not be involved in politics. We should concentrate on giving out the Gospel. A speaker I was told about warned against paying attention to Glenn Beck and implying that he is obsessed with politics and patriotism. It is good …

Review of Remnant in the Stars by Cindy Koepp

  How far will a father go to rescue his daughter, and how much power does he really have to bring that about? How hard will a soldier push herself to do her duty when doing it has already cost her health, friendship and maybe her future? What will it take to bring together two …

Wisdom Bursts — a Review of “From Redemption to Maturity” by Joana James

Joana James is fast-becoming one of my favorite authors. I have read two of her fiction works and look forward to a third coming out soon. But then she had to go and write a devotional. I don't normally read devotionals because I'm already so spiritual I don't need them. Seriously, there are many devotionals …

Phinehas

Aaron's son Eleazer married one of the daughters of Putiel, and she bore him Phinehas. These are the heads of the fathers' households of the Levites according to their families. Exodus 6:25 Aaron died before crossing the Jordan and entering the Promised Land. His son, Eleazar, was High Priest during that crossing. His son, Phinehas, …

Guest Post by Precarious Yates, about her new Fantasy, The Captives

  The Captives, by Precarious Yates An Introduction to Aiqua Marrin Welcome to Aiqua Marrin, the watery world featured in The Heart of the Caveat Whale trilogy. When I say that Aiqua Marrin is mostly water, I don’t mean it in the same way that earth’s mostly water. No, I’m talking about 95% of seamless …