In Preparation for Resurrection Sunday

Every year I look forward to Resurrection Sunday, one week out of the year where Christians around the world join together in a special remembrance of Christ’s victory over death. While each Sunday is a celebration of his life, Resurrection Sunday is a particularly poignant time for me personally as the reality of Christ’s sacrificeContinue reading “In Preparation for Resurrection Sunday”

Women’s History Month – Picture Books

March is Women’s History Month. This is the first year that I have wanted to focus on some women’s history with my children. I went through our picture books and found as many of our children’s books that feature women. My desire in reading books featuring women to my children is to provide them examplesContinue reading “Women’s History Month – Picture Books”

How to Commonplace

Commplacing has been an important addition to my self-education and my reading life. I’d heard of the concept of commonplacing several years before I started the practice myself. I even started a commonplace book once or twice, but I never developed the habit of commonplacing so it wouldn’t take long for my commonplace journal toContinue reading “How to Commonplace”

Commonplace Selection

One of the benefits of keeping a commonplace journal is that I periodically scroll through my commonplace book and read the quotes. The quotes give me good ideas to continue thinking about and to integrate the truth in the quotes into my life. Periodically I will share quotes from my commonplace journal in the hopeContinue reading “Commonplace Selection”

Teaching Shakespeare

I never thought I’d be one of “those” parents who taught her elementary school aged children Shakespeare plays. But here I am enjoying Shakespeare with my children eight and under.I say that I enjoy Shakespeare’s plays even though I’d only read two of them before beginning the education of my children. The two that IContinue reading “Teaching Shakespeare”