In control: What would you have me do?

Who is in control? Although we understand that many people have experienced great blessings through 2020, taken on the whole I think I can say on behalf of a good many of us that the year past has been a bit of a disaster, like we are no longer in control. Lives lost,...

COVID-19 as a Parable

COVID-19 as a ParableCOVID-19 (aka “Coronavirus”) is a serious threat worldwide, and can act as a parable to illustrate important aspects of socialization. For many of us, the Coronavirus pandemic has introduced the term “Social Distancing”. Social...

Learning Outside the Workbooks

The world is your classroom!Part of the homeschooling journey involves parents understanding that children, by their nature, are already learning outside the workbooks we give them. Homeschooling is not just “homework.” It is a way of life. Parents take on the...

Dwell Together in Unity

Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! (Psalm 133:1)If you have not heard or read Psalm 133:1 at least once in the last year or two, then (a) you’re not following PACE procedures, or (b) you’ve just begun using PACEs and have...

Degrees of Separation

Six Degrees of Separation “Oh, yes. We know the President of the United States of America.” You’ve heard of the “six degrees of separation” idea? Apparently we are connected to everybody in the whole world by no more than six levels of personal connections. Some say...

The Best Things in Life Are Free

It’s a hard life. But does it need to be? The expectations we place on ourselves — what we believe are the best outcomes for our children, the most successful marriage, the most gratifying career, the optimum health and fitness programs, the most stylish homes etc —...