Inspiration

Believing God’s Word for our Children

As homeschool moms, believing God's Word for our children is paramount. Being our children's primary educator can fill us with fear and trepidation. The enormity of this responsibility overwhelms even the most faithful homeschool mom. Yet we need not fear, for God's Word promises great and wonderful things for our children. The question we must… Continue reading Believing God’s Word for our Children

Inspiration

Rest for the Journey

Fulfilling the call to homeschool requires rest for the journey. It demands more than we are capable of producing in our own strength. We must depend on God for stamina and one another for motivation to keep travailing this path. It's so important that we surround ourselves with encouragement. Do you receive encouragement on a… Continue reading Rest for the Journey

Inspiration

Say Goodbye to Fear

There are times when I’m going about my day feeling pretty good about life, then without warning, a negative thought presents itself. Maybe it's a memory of something I did wrong in the past, or a memory of something someone else did that hurt me; maybe it’s a thought about some horrible future event I… Continue reading Say Goodbye to Fear

Inspiration

A Powerful Prayer Life

How often have you found yourself sitting down to have a quiet moment of prayer and before a few minutes are up, your mind is totally focused on a completely different topic? This wandering mind syndrome overtakes us all at times and is the most common obstacle to a powerful prayer life. It has the potential… Continue reading A Powerful Prayer Life

Inspiration

Impart Vision

If we will impart vision to our children for their future, they will be inspired to pursue excellence, do the hard things that are required, and restrain themselves from that which slows their progress. Where there is no vision, the people cast off restraint. Proverbs 29:18 When we are working toward a very clear goal, it… Continue reading Impart Vision

Inspiration

To Glorify God

It was a very special day for my eight year old. She had competed in the AAU Georgia State Gymnastics Championship. She came away winning First Place State Champion on beam, Second Place State Champion on floor, and Third Place State Champion in All Around. It was precious. But as we moved through that last… Continue reading To Glorify God

Homeschooling, Inspiration

First Things First

I began my homeschooling journey with a deep conviction that this was God's call on our family. Cultivating a love for God above everything else was a part of that call, and my passion to keep "first things first" was strong. Many of you felt that same calling. You knew God had great plans for your children's… Continue reading First Things First

Inspiration

Let us Pray!

God does nothing but by prayer, and everything with it. - John Wesley Whenever I have fallen out of regularly praying and then return—either with a friend or personally in my quiet time with my prayer journal in hand—I’m always astonished to see that the answers come so quickly. It's as if I so easily… Continue reading Let us Pray!

Homeschooling, Inspiration

Foster Independence

Did you know that homeschooled students perform better in college than their institutionally schooled counterparts? One reason is homeschooled students are used to being autonomous and independent in their learning; they are self educators. Our job as homeschool moms is to give our children progressively more autonomy and help them foster independence as they age.… Continue reading Foster Independence