A Light that Sees. A Light that Leads.
It is quite difficult for a child, in a moment of deception, to realize her well crafted plan was brought to light by her parent. Whatever the remnant excuses lingering in her mind at that moment, what’s done is done. The jig is up. All is brought to light. No point in justifying this away.…
The Soul Selects Her Own Society
We’ve been taking a closer look at Emily Dickinson’s poetry this term with the girls, and this Christmas I was serendipitously gifted an unabridged collection of her poems. Yes. I squealed. Poetry is not something I used to appreciate, but little by little I take in what I can, for the sake of tuning the…
Repose is simply a poetic word implying “a state of rest.” Literally or figuratively. A place to lay your head or the act of placing confident trust in someone or something. Yes, I may every now and then write about various things from educational philosophy and natural history to poetry and children’s literature. Yet the…
Invite Yourself to the Table
For the mother who needs to be reminded to look up and feel the sun on her face too.
A friend for each part of you.
For those who need a gentle reminder to not overthink friendship.
Learning at Rest
A few thoughts on how home education can enrich a life both young and old.
When sometimes the world needs more productive presence and less tidying of emotions.
Compassion + Retreat
A reminder to consider our humble frame in this time of awareness and compassion.
Friend in Jesus
On good days, may you sing. Then on the hard days it becomes a song of remembrance when your memory is bleak.
Opal: The Journal of an Understanding Heart
A brief review of a book that will change the way you see the world and touch your heart.