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The Lord's Purpose Prevails, Not Ours

The Lord's Purpose Prevails, Not Ours
Some promises are great promises no matter how you look at it!Many are the plans in a man's heart,but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails.Proverbs 19:21We often think of this verse and imagine we are doing everything right, and the Lord will be sure it succeeds.  Have you ever considered this verse from the other side?  Think of it this way, can you REALLY ruin your child's life? It's not unheard of for a parent...
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Guest — mayra z
Thank you oh so much I can never be reminded enough to pray more worry less. The Lord has blessed me with an amazing daughter with... Read More
Saturday, 13 March 2010 20:05
Guest — Lee
Thanks Kristine and Yvonne! I needed to hear it too :-)
Saturday, 13 March 2010 16:55
Guest — Kristine
Thanks, Lee. It's always good timing for a reminder like this!
Saturday, 13 March 2010 16:33
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Quiet Time is Key to Homeschool Confidence!

Quiet Time is Key to Homeschool Confidence!
I believe having a quiet time in the morning is the key to homeschool confidence. I say morning because I'm a morning person.  When I see scriptures about the morning, it always resonates with me.  With apologies to all the night owls out there, check out this scripture!Psalm 143:8Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love,for I have put my trust in you.Show me the way I should go,for to you I lift up...
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Guest — J W
The way I'm wired, I have to read my Bible right before I go to sleep. It's the only time I can consistently do it.
Monday, 12 October 2009 00:44
Guest — Kelly
Amen! If I don't get my quiet time w/ The Lord in the morning my day is a mess. Thank you )... Read More
Sunday, 11 October 2009 12:13
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You Can't Mess Up Your Child's Life by Homeschooling!

You Can't Mess Up Your Child's Life by Homeschooling!
Do you worry about messing up your child's life because of homeschooling?  Don't!  Homeschooling won't ruin them forever, or force them to fail if they are meant for greatness.Psalm 139:16Your eyes saw my unformed body.All the days ordained for mewere written in your bookbefore one of them came to be.The Lord created your child for your family, and before this child was even born, their entire life span was written in the Lord's book.  Nothing you...
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Guest — Cynthia Morris
Thanks so much Lee for the beautiful reminder of God's faithfulness to our children and to us! Our son is in his junior year and ... Read More
Sunday, 30 August 2009 10:45
Guest — Julie
I read your blogs every time I see a new one! This one (You Can’t Mess Up Your Child’s Life by Homeschooling!) was so valuable th... Read More
Saturday, 29 August 2009 20:03
Guest — J W
The people who pronounce doom on your childrens' future will still be naysaying when your successful adult children are homeschool... Read More
Saturday, 29 August 2009 20:02
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Got Trouble? Feel Oppressed?

Got Trouble?  Feel Oppressed?
Spring.  When a young man's thoughts turn to thoughts of love, and when a homeschool mom starts thinking about next year.  Wouldn't it be nice to just STOP, and hit the fast forward button to next fall?  New and fresh curriculum, new strategies, and best of all, new books!  But if you still need to get through this year, you need something to keep you strong in this time of trouble.  I have a suggestions:Psalm 9:9The...
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Guest — Janet
Nope! That post was just right! I think I'll post that verse on my blog too! I just read that verse and the following verses to... Read More
Monday, 25 May 2009 19:45
Guest — J W
Yep, I am putting together a "grocery list" for the next convention so I can order next year's materials! However, I'm looking fo... Read More
Monday, 25 May 2009 09:42
Guest — Lee
Dear Janet, Thanks for the encouragement! I thought that one was too short to post at first, so thanks for the affirmation. Bless... Read More
Monday, 25 May 2009 05:55
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Homeschooling High School - Strengthen What Remains!

Homeschooling High School - Strengthen What Remains!
Revelation 3:1-2I know your deeds; you have a reputation of being alive, but you are dead.  Wake up! Strengthen what remains.... Remember, therefore, what you have received and heard.This scripture is written to the church in Sardis, but the advice is still helpful for homeschoolers.  If you feel like you're dead to homeschooling right now, you aren't alone.  This can be a difficult time of year for parents.  It's hard to keep school new, fresh and...
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Guest — J W
I call it "spring fever," and when we lived in the South, we'd take Spring off, and resume during the horrendously hot summer. I ... Read More
Saturday, 14 March 2009 19:49
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Does your heart leap for joy? Then count your music credits!

Does your heart leap for joy? Then count your music credits!
Psalm 28:7The LORD is my strength and my shield;  my heart trusts in Him, and I am helped.  My heart leaps for joy and I will give thanks to Him in song.Have you looked at your homeschool and screamed "HELP!"  In my homeschooling high school mini-course, I asked parents to tell me their biggest question about homeschooling high school.   It's common for me to see a one word, panic-filled cry, "Help!" My mission is to help...
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Trust in the Lord

Trust in the Lord
Now what do we do?  The election is over, some people are happy with the election, and others aren't.  In either case, our call to action is the same.Psalm 37:3Trust in the LORD and do good;dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture.Now is a great time to work with your teens on "doing good."  Find a charitable organization, and work together to give your time and money.  Dwell in our land, and make it better...
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Commit Your Plans to the Lord!

Commit Your Plans to the Lord!
"Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed."Proverbs 16:3That's quite a promise there!  I love how the Bible says your PLANS will succeed.  He doesn't promise your CURRICULUM will succeed.  Chances are there will be some curriculum choices along the way that won't work.  The good news is that your plans will succeed when you commit what you do to the Lord.  "Here God, this is for you.  You carry the burden."Commit...
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Guest — J W
Wow, I definitely wouldn't be able to go to a *real* conference this weekend, but the virtual conference will fit nicely around ev... Read More
Sunday, 27 July 2008 07:31
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