Author Archives: Headmistress

The Map

States I can remember visiting or living in. create your own personalized map of the USA or check out ourCalifornia travel guide Picked up over at The Tulip Girl, again. November 05, updated to reflect our drive to D.C. last May and I remembered another childhood vacation.

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Quality of Life, Quality of Mercy

In a previous post I told about a conversation I had with a friend who claimed that God never gives us pain. That same friend told me that if I just had enough faith our daughter Cherub would be ‘healed,’ and thus, more glorifying to God. The Cherub’s primary diagnosis is retardation. So what my […]

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Exodus 21:22-23

A friend tells me that he believes this verse ought to give pro-life Christians pause. Let us consider it. Exod 21:22-23 22 If men strive, and hurt a woman with child, so that her fruit depart from her, and yet no mischief follow: he shall be surely punished, according as the woman’s husband will lay […]

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The Conversation

Back Story:One of our children is severely disabled. She has I.Q. of approximately 35, is considered profoundly retarded, and we adopted her when she was almost six years old. True Conversation: Pro-choice Friend: The absolute assertion that a foetus at every stage of its development is alive in the same sense as a vital, thinking, […]

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True Confessions of Parenting

The Deputy Headmistress is fond of a certain rather florid writing style. She thinks it is fun to sound a pretentious, preachy, stuffy governess of the Victorian Age. The Headmistress loves to lose herself in yesteryear as a gentle and inexpensive vacation from real life. She wishes others to enjoy this escape with her, but […]

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