"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 … Continue reading Information, Please?
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 … Continue reading The Benny and the Bank Robber Historical Adventure Series has new members in the family!
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 … Continue reading What does it cost to be a Spiritual Warrior? — Guest Post by Pastor George McVey
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 … Continue reading Molon Laba “Come and Take Them.”
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 … Continue reading Who’s Your Political Example?
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 … Continue reading Review of Remnant in the Stars by Cindy Koepp
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 … Continue reading Wisdom Bursts — a Review of “From Redemption to Maturity” by Joana James
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, … Continue reading Phinehas
This, the 1st week of July 2012 saw the release of statistics that more people went on disability rolls than started new jobs. While we all know that the government wants to increase welfare rolls and that there are people who want to get something for nothing, I am assuming that the vast majority of … Continue reading Horsewhipped
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 … Continue reading Guest Post by Precarious Yates, about her new Fantasy, The Captives