Spreading the Feast: Nourishing Your Homeschooler’s Body and Soul

“We spread an abundant and delicate feast in the programs and each small guest assimilates what he can.” (Charlotte Mason) When talking about home education, homeschoolers with a Charlotte Mason leaning often use the term "spreading the feast". We read poetry and beautiful stories. We study art and listen to wonderful music. We read living … Continue reading Spreading the Feast: Nourishing Your Homeschooler’s Body and Soul


“Light Shining Out of Darkness”

I love old poetry, don't you? There is something so rich and satisfying about the rhyme, the rhythm, the imagery and, most especially, the language. Earlier this evening, I came across a poem published by William Cowper in 1779 entitled, "Light Shining Out of Darkness". It really spoke to me and I wanted to share … Continue reading “Light Shining Out of Darkness”

Inspire Me!

In lieu of a long post today, I hope you don't mind me simply sharing with you a little poem that I wrote. I know, I know. Who writes poetry nowadays? Um, I guess I do (although, technically, I wrote it a few years ago). I've had difficulty getting my thoughts out on paper lately … Continue reading Inspire Me!