In this article at the Pacific Research Institute, Lance Izumi makes an accurate assesment of California’s not-so-hidden agenda in it’s attacks on home schooling when he says “Educational quality is not the issue here since home-schooled students are often among the most well-educated kids around. Rather, these bully tactics by government educrats are nothing more than turf protection and self interest.”
As I promised I’ve got a couple more photos of our new arrival – Josiah. As you can see he is hard at sleep which is what he does best.
Thanks so much for your prayers. Carolyn is home now as of Saturday and she is doing much better. All the kids are happy to have momma home and I am too!
There’s a new addition to the side bar. Scripture Memory This Week is something that will hopefully challenge you in some small way and remind you to hide God’s Word in your heart. A few days ago I posted this article to give you some encouragement that it is possible to memorize scripture and point you to a useful tool for scripture memory. For some, one or two verses a week may not be a big deal. For others memorizing one or two scripture passages a week will be more than they’ve ever memorized in a lifetime. I hope you’ll accept the challenge.
It’s a BOY! That makes seven boys and one girl just in case you were trying to keep track. I suppose you want the stats now.
Josiah David Pierpont – we’ll probably be calling him J.D. pretty soon
Born July 31st at 12:34 PM
8 Pounds, 12 Ounces
22 Inches Long
Mom is doing well now after a rough day. I’m on my way to bed now. 🙂
The picture isn’t too flattering – maybe we’ll have something snappier for you tomorrow. He wanted us to know he wasn’t too pleased with somebody turning the lights on all of a sudden. Kind of how I look in the morning, now that I think about it.
Have you ever tried to memorize scripture? Started out with big plans to memorize say, a chapter a month. Failed miserably after trying for just a week? This method emphasizes finding a workable plan for you, starting with one or two verses a week. The usefulness of this plan is in its simplicity. [Read more…] about Seven Steps To Scripture Memory Success