What Is Context?

What Is Context?

Textbooks inform. Context educates. If we want to educate and not just inform, what, then, is “context”? First, here are a few of my favorite quotes which should give away where I am headed: “Some inner clock is ticking in every life, warning us we have appointments...
Fear As Your Driver

Fear As Your Driver

What drives the decisions you make as you homeschool? You might be surprised to hear me say, “For most homeschoolers, their homeschooling decisions are driven by fear.” This has been true as long as I have been involved in homeschooling and with other homeschooling...
The 2 Most Important Questions Parents Don’t Ask

The 2 Most Important Questions Parents Don’t Ask

One day, God appeared to a childless woman and told her she would conceive and give birth to a son. The Lord also told her that her son would have a specific purpose for his existence. When the woman told this to her husband, he asked that the Lord would reappear to...
Who Is Asking The Questions?

Who Is Asking The Questions?

I have always been a curious, inquisitive person. As a little boy, my house was situated at the edge of a vast, southern California desert and, from earliest memory, the desert was my classroom. It drew me. I absorbed its beauty, its vastness, and its wildlife. Early...