Month: December 2007

Ask Leslie


This question comes from a reader named Sandi: How did you guys come to the decision to homeschool? Most homeschooling parents can tell you exactly why they decided to homeschool their children. Many are ready with quick answers for controversial questions about socialization, ability,…

Enchanted


Nearly a month has passed since we went to see this movie and I started this “review.” I hope it’s not too late to pass along a few thoughts about it anyway. I wasn’t sure I would like Enchanted at all. The previews made…

A 2007 Lux Venit Rewind, Part 1


The end of 2007 fast approaches. I am planning a couple of “looking back” posts. I offer the first one today with links to the first posts of each month in 2007: January: More and More, a New Year’s Meditation. February: Self-Evaluation, in which…

Promoting the Spiritual Life


My mother-in-law gave me this book for Christmas. It is a collection of Sophia Tolstoy’s photography and diaries. This woman was amazing. I am finding some great quotes in this book. From her diary entry, 6 March 1887: One thing I do find intolerably…

Blessings in disguise


We had such a relaxed day yesterday that it doesn’t even seem like yesterday was Christmas Day. This Christmas was very different for us: waiting for repairs in our home (they will start work in the kitchen next week), Karl and Benjamin have not…

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