"The world outside is full of noise, uncertainty, pain, but there is a peace here in carrying out the vocation God has given me. As I pour into these souls around my table, my soul too is refreshed."
Veteran homeschool mom Kathy shares encouragement for parents wrestling with uncertainty.
"My efforts at homeschooling can feel hopeless because I know in my core that I am not enough."
"In my desire to create and preserve order and beauty in my home, do I fail to extend a gracious welcome to those who my comfortable home ought to be serving?"
"When you start to dwell on all the ways you’re 'failing' your kids, first and foremost run to Jesus"
It appears that soon we may all be homeschoolers, at least for a little while. This isn't something that you have planned or prepped for, but here you are. So now what?
“People tend to overestimate what can be done in one year and to underestimate what can be done in five or ten years.” Anonymous
"O Jesus Christ, Thy manger is My paradise in which my soul reclineth. For there, O Lord, doth lie the Word Made flesh for us; herein Thy grace forth shineth."
"It is possible to be depleted, and yet filled. Discouraged, and yet fortified. Exhausted, and yet rested."
In homeschooling, as in life, reality often fails to live up to expectation. And that's ok.