Author Archives: Headmistress

Movie Review

We finally got around to watching Luther. We’ve been hearing good things about it for quite some time, but didn’t think it was available in our small area. I found it Thursday night in the tiny grocery store of a one grocery store town nearby, purely serendipitiously. We really liked this movie. We yearn for […]

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Be Still My Soul

Be Still My SoulTune: FinlandiaComposer: Jean Sibelius Lyrics by Catharina von Schlegel, 1752 1. Be still my soul, The Lord is on thy side;Bear patiently the cross of grief or painLeave to thy God to order and provide;In every change He faithful will remain.Be still my soul; thy best, thy heavenly FriendThrough thorny ways leads […]

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Books build character

A few months back a friend and I exchanged our thoughts on how we can warn our children about the dangers of certain character flaws or the negative results of some of life’s poorer choices. I prefer to use books. This is one reason why we don’t limit our reading to books where the characters […]

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Stopping Time

Most mothers get terribly excited when a child transitions out of one stage into another. The first lost tooth, the last diaper, the first step in independent reading, the last time a child needs help with shoelaces, birthday parties- these are all supposed to be joyful events. I have always found these milestones to be […]

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Kerrynitions and Instruction in His Faith

Kerrynitions: Words defined Kerry style “Forces outside the mainstream now seem to effortlessly push Republican leaders toward conduct that the American people really don’t want in their elected leaders, inserting the government into our private lives, injecting religion into debates about public policy where it doesn’t apply.” Some Kerrynitions:Forces: People I don’t likeMainstream: The Democrats […]

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