The Words of Power

The Words of Power

by Ty Fischer I should have been arrested. I had no clue. Words are powerful. Words create. With them, we propose marriage. We declare war. With words, knaves mislead fools. Words shape treaties, cause rebellions, and melt hearts. Under the right circumstances, they...

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Fruit In Its Season

Fruit In Its Season

by Ben McReynolds An alumnus perspective In early 2020, a tornado destroyed Rob and Amber Noland’s two cars, and badly damaged their Chattanooga apartment. Sheltering with Amber’s parents, and with COVID-19 concerns and restrictions expanding, they adjusted to working...

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Why do we study the Greeks so much?

Why do we study the Greeks so much?

As Christians, we must, of course, read and know the Bible intimately, so that we will know how God acted directly in human history, leading up to the Incarnation, Crucifixion, and Resurrection, and looking forward to the Second Coming. Such is necessary if we are to...

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It’s Garden Season

It’s Garden Season

GARDENING Own The Yard Gardening 10 Top Gardening Tips for Beginners 10 Easy-to-Grow Plants for First-Time Gardeners Planning and Planting Your First Vegetable Garden How Often Should You Water Your Garden? Stump Rot: How To Remove a tree Stump Fast How To Get Rid of...

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Bach & Roll

Bach & Roll

By Hannah Grieser The Christian calendar has a wonderful way of focusing our attention on the rich truths of our faith. Through various family and church traditions, even our youngest children can start to experience the goodness of these truths in tangible ways. Our...

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A GIFT WITHOUT  AN “ASK.”

A GIFT WITHOUT AN “ASK.”

A HIGH SCHOOL CLASS IN THE PARK ATTRACTS MORE THAN A LITTLE ATTENTION. -- SCOTT TAYLOR, Headmaster, Veritas Academy, Savannah, GA, January 20, 2021 In December before the break, we received a generous donation from a man in California. Most all our donations come from...

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“OUTLOOK” IS IMPORTANT

“OUTLOOK” IS IMPORTANT

CLASSICAL CHRISTIAN EDUCATION ONWARD The classically educated adults scored significantly higher than other Christians in measures of gratitude, hopefulness, sense that life is under control, and ability to handle suffering. Gene Veith points out something that...

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Can We Talk About  What Happened In D.C.  The Other Day?

Can We Talk About What Happened In D.C. The Other Day?

Jan 8, 2021 This article first appeared on Joshua Gibbs’ “The Cedar Room” blog on the CiRCE Institute’s website. See the original article here. For more articles like this one, visit: www.CirceInstitute.com STUDENT: Can we talk about what happened in the capital...

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Here I Stand: 1521

Here I Stand: 1521

This Year in History Martin Luther, German monk and reformer, is excommunicated by Pope Leo X and then summoned to the Diet of Worms to answer for, and recant, his “Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences,” also known as “The 95 Theses.” It Is here that...

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Irrigating Deserts: How Language Elevates Your Child

Irrigating Deserts: How Language Elevates Your Child

For every one pupil who needs to be guarded against a weak excess of sensibility there are three who need to be awakened from the slumber of cold vulgarity. The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles but to irrigate deserts. ~ C.S. Lewis, Abolition of...

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Medieval Memory

Medieval Memory

by Cara Bergeron For the purpose of argument, “go medieval” with me for a few minutes… Jettison the oh-so-contemporary word “innovation” from your vocabulary. It was not a central word in the medieval vocabulary. It didn’t need to be, because the medievals had memory...

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How to Vaccinate Your Kids Against Crazy

How to Vaccinate Your Kids Against Crazy

A MAN WHO HAS LIVED IN MANY PLACES IS NOT LIKELY TO BE DECEIVED BY THE LOCAL ERRORS OF HIS NATIVE VILLAGE: THE SCHOLAR HAS LIVED IN MANY TIMES AND IS THEREFORE IN SOME DEGREE IMMUNE FROM THE GREAT CATARACT OF NONSENSE THAT POURS FROM THE PRESS AND THE MICROPHONE OF...

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News and Notes

News and Notes

Spring 2021 Good Soil Study: Outlook “Outlook” Is Important Research Shows Benefits of a Classical Christian Education Moving, Or Know Someone Who Is? Favorite Destination States in 2020 - According to UHAUL if there is a more reliable way to determine which states...

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Resurrection Rolls

Resurrection Rolls

Print RECIPE Hot cross buns with a hollow “empty tomb” center Makes 12-18 rolls. Soak: ½ c Zante currants (or raisins) in ½ c boiling water Let sit off heat until plump, 30 min to an hour. Drain and set aside. Combine: 1 package (2 ¼ t yeast) ⅓ c white sugar ¾ c warm...

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Technology Regained

Technology Regained

Taking It Back On January 11, 2021, the Wall Street Journal published an opinion piece. It started like this: I’m suspending indefinitely my use of Twitter , Facebook and other social media. I’m doing so not to make a political statement, but in the hope that America...

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