Why I Love Classical Conversations

  I have been asked at least 5 times in the past month about my thoughts on Classical Conversations, and I finally got around to writing up a little ditty to answer that question. Bottom line: I love CC.  Love it. I have a lot of reasons for loving it, but here are a few. 1) It gives me an actual, weekly support system and I get encouragement from other moms doing the same stuff. It gets me out of the house (because I would actually like to be a hermit, please) and gets me into a community where I can grow and my kids can grow, too. The interaction and … [Read more...]

God is Not Your Doctor’s Office

I keep thinking that I can’t be the only one who approaches prayer like I have to be super careful. I mean, I’m talking to the King of the universe, my Creator, my Savior, my GOD, and I’d better get this right. Right? Well, sure… And I’d better not make any mistakes in how I ask, if I dare to ask for something. And I’d better tack on that safety phrase, “if it’s Your will.” I’d better be clear and ask for just what I want and not any more than I need. But not for anything less than I need, either, because what if He only gave me what I asked for and I … [Read more...]