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Showing posts from March, 2013

Wow, Is March Really Almost Gone?

It seems that the more I *hope* to blog, the faster the days of the month fly by!  While I'm sure this particular phenomena never happens to anyone but me, I'm going to go ahead and write a post about it...if only so that I can come back and read it later when yet another month blows right by me! Having a daughter who is a senior this year has kept my focus on our homeschool. She will be the second of our five children to graduate, and I'm working hard to make sure I enjoy the time I have with her before she heads off to college in the fall. Making plans for her graduation reception, gathering things she'll need to take with her in the fall, and generally just doing what needs to get done have kept me busy at home. Busy enough that blogging has taken a bit of a back seat. There truly are seasons in life for everything, and I am in a season that requires more time spent homeschooling and less time blogging. How about you? What type of season are you in right now?

Homeschooling Mom's Devotional (# 3)

Psalm 103:13 ~ As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear Him. What a power-packed verse that teaches us how to parent with the heart and attitude of God! Our perfect Father in heaven is compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love. We will never be as loving, as patient, as compassionate as Almighty God, but by trusting Him to work in and through us, we can most assuredly be compassionate parents. You can find a never-ending supply of parenting books at your local bookstore, library or at Amazon, all of which have pages loaded with good advice. I don't discourage anyone from studying to become a better parent! I simply encourage my fellow homeschool moms to filter everything they read through God's Word. Then, and only then, are we able to know what His good and perfect and pleasing will is for us as parents. The above verse teaches us that a heart of compassion is God's very nature, His character. We can count on