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Learn A Lesson...

In Mark 13:28 - 29 we find Jesus speaking about His future return to this world. He offers the example of the fig tree beginning to bud.

The NLT says this:

"Now, learn a lesson from the fig tree. When its buds become tender and its leaves begin to sprout, you know without being told that summer is near. Just so, when you see the events I've described beginning to happen, you can be sure that his return is very near, right at the door." 

I love that this translation (the New Living Translation, or NLT) tells us to "learn a lesson". 

That is pretty much the work we homeschoolers are trying to do all day, all week, all year, is it not?!? 

We are imparting lessons to our children. 

Listen, folks, the buds are sprouting everywhere around us. 

And while we can know that the Lord will soon return, we can also know that waste is not a part of God's economy. The Lord has not set us here in this manner at this moment in time for nothing, for no good reason. 

We are here on …