Man on the RunAfter Another Terrible Tragedy....
How do we help our kids make sense of it? One answer is so simple yet so profound.
Mama: MonkOne Good Phrase: Mihee Kim-Kort (Be different.)
Mihee Kim-Kort is whip-smart, kind, and somehow able to get at the nitty gritty of theology in a vulnerable and approachable way. Every time I read her work, I’m challenged by it. And I consider it an honor to host her today. Most of my life, I have struggled with wanting to belong. To [...]
Building CathedralsHomeschool Round Up
Inspired by Charlotte at Waltzing Matilda, here are some of my lessons from the school year which we are about to finish: Activities: Keep: Skiing: I will treasure the ski season, especially fresh powder on weekday mornings and long sessions reading Heidi in the evenings, I will cherish those months always. That sort of flexibility [...]
Bristol's BlogNot Really Funny
Have you ever noticed how comedians always poke fun at conservatives, and then throw their hands up in the air when we’re offended?
The Homeschool ChroniclesBlogging Is Hazardous To Your Spiritual Health: Why I Do It Anyway
Blogging is good for her spiritual life. Blogging is bad for her spiritual life. What's a girl to do?
Wordy NerdyWhy I Want My Kids to “Party” More
I want my kids to party more than they do--here's my plan
French RevolutionThe Adoption Audits: No Rational Justification
David French responds to apologists for the IRS on the issue of targeting adoptive parents.
Man on the RunMemorial Day, SEALS, and Motivations
“Never was so much owed by so many to so few.” Winston Churchill made that comment on August 20, 1940 about the Royal Air Force, yet it perfectly applies to all the men and women who fought and died to protect America. Our country first celebrated Memorial Day on May 30, 1868. It was [...]
Thin PlacesWill You Help Bring Timofei Home? Down Syndrome, the Russian Adoption Ban, and a Little Boy Who Needs a Family
TinselReview: ‘Epic’ a Lovely Tale with Hidden Messages
A battle between life and decay, with some sacrifice thrown in. Plus, pretty dresses and brave soldiers. What more do you want?
A Few Grown MenPornography—Trapping Boys for a Lifetime
Porn is part of your son’s everyday life. He sees it every day on television, in movies, and on computers. The pornography industry is working hard to catch your son’s attention and addict him early in life to their product. The porn industry is a $57-billion-a-year rapidly growing industry. They generate more money than CBS, [...]
Muslimah Next DoorVIDEO – President Obama Delivers Speech on Drones, Guantanamo Bay and Addresses Muslims
When I heard that President Obama was going to speak today on drones, terrorism and Guantanamo Bay, you can be sure I marked my calendar. I supported this president through two terms, having major beefs with the GOP candidates. The 2012 Presidential campaign was a tough one, where I knew I had to lend s [...]