Homeschooled kids

Cloistered Homeschool Syndrome

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The Foger family came to stay with us one spring about 12 years ago while they were on furlough from Mozambique. Their eighth child was soon to be delivered. Although I had just met the family, I was highly impressed by them. The oldest daughter, 19 years old, was a joyful, hardworking, energetic, blue-eyed beauty. The next, a 17 year old son, was cut in the mold of his father, dedicated, reserved, and very mission-minded. The five other children were 13 years old and younger. The family sang together with strong, forceful voices, no bashfulness among them. The two oldest… Read More
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Ideas We Love: The Week

Kaylee and Nurie (Guest Author)

Hello, Everyone, my name is Kaylee Rodrigues. I am 16 years old and I come from a large family of 12 children, counting me! I am going to tell you how my sweet mama makes each of us children feel … Read more

August 2017
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From Our Mailbox

Debi Pearl

Dear Mrs. Pearl, I am 14 years old, and I have a question concerning hearing the voice of God. I think that God has told me a young man in our church is going to be my husband one day. … Read more

August 2017
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The Old Paths: Hope for the Family

Michael Pearl

Question from a Father: I have raised three girls and they all turned out well. My last child is a boy who has just turned fourteen. I am seeing signs of trouble and need some advice. I don’t think I … Read more

August 2017
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Part 2- Do You Want to Get Married?

Debi Pearl

This is a letter from a new husband, a good friend of ours, extolling his new wife, copied from Facebook 2-22-17: Six months have well-nigh passed since our sacred union—six of the fullest of my time on the earth. I … Read more

April 2017
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I Choose Joy

Kelsie Steele

It’s been a long time since I’ve seen her, but to this day she remains one of the most beautiful people I have known.

February 2017
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My Favorite Way to Start Each Day

My Favorite Way to Start Each Day

Kelsie Steele

Every morning that dawns is like a new opportunity to start fresh, to try new approaches and make new decisions. That’s why I love to start each day seeking my Creator’s face.

October 2016
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God Defines a Good Person: Three Needful Things

God Defines a Good Person: Three Needful Things

Debi Pearl

God has shown us what is good and what is required of us. So much of our religion is not required by God; some of it is not even good.

August 2016
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Death - Electrocardiogram

Death

Cameron Taylor

Death. What a dark word, a scary word that brings fear into the hearts of many. But what is death? Is it just the stopping of one’s heart?

August 2016
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Learning God Cares About Little Things

Learning God Cares About Little Things

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

I remember the first time I asked for details in a prayer and God knocked me off my feet in surprise. He cared even about the little things

August 2016
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Teenagers Ask

Teenagers Ask…

Michael Pearl

I am struggling with my faith. I don’t understand why God takes kids and good people up to him at such a young age. I’ve written Christians

August 2016
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