Posts tagged with ‘Essay’

  • how do I forgive

    My Recent Thoughts on Forgiveness

    By on May 5, 2014

    I have often done very well forgiving as Jesus did on the cross, “Forgive them for they know not...

  • college acceptance

    The Foolishness of Rejecting Our Own Gifted

    By on April 1, 2014

    Can we create a worthy educational system and a fair college application process that honors their potential and makes...

  • Importance of Silent Prayer

    The Importance of Silent Prayer

    By on March 26, 2014

    In whatever way, may each individual be led to the blissful communion, the blessed companionship, and transformative healing power...

  • No Formulas for Homeschooling High School

    No Formulas for Homeschooling High School

    By on March 6, 2014

    High school is a time to tailor offerings even more diligently to the specific needs of our unique pupils...

  • Life with my Teen (& Book Review)

    By on February 10, 2014

    Our youngest daughter is deep in her 11th grade year, when a lot of kids feel an enormous amount...

  • A Bit Exciting but Thankfully Uneventful

    By on January 2, 2014

    Well, our son was supposed to return from Winter Camp at Crystal Lake tomorrow, but because of this snow...

  • My Bear Stories

    By on September 13, 2013

    I was six on a trip out west with my family. As the youngest, I was standing on the...

  • Mark Twain’s Rules on Writing

    By on September 12, 2013

    Here are Mark Twain's Rules of Writing (from Mark Twain's scathing essay on the Literary Offenses of James Fenimore...

  • Memoir Class: First Day

    By on September 10, 2013

    I am at Creative Arts Camp on the shores of Long Lake in Maine yet again – for my...

  • Reminiscences of my Mother

    By on August 19, 2013

    My mom’s mother was strong and smart, a beautiful lady with thick hair and lavender eyes. She didn’t get...

  • Good Friday sermon

    My Good Friday Sermon 2013

    By on March 29, 2013

    Every year for the past 13 years I have given a sermon at our clergy association’s three hour community...

  • sheep know my voice

    The Sheep Only Hear the Shepherd’s Voice

    By on February 6, 2013

    Jesus said, “the sheep follow him for they know his voice.” (John, chapter 10) I heard a story about...