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Shame and silence

A title for this post escapes me. <br>“How my job search conjures up the same frustrations, doubts, and anxieties Eharmony did” feels too verbose, yet so …

Change of Mind

Two weeks ago I was atop a beautiful horse named Pistol, trailblazing a scenic mountain in Carbondale, Colorado. My two young guides were telling me …

Home stays with you always | The Art of Simple

Day breaks, the sun rises, the world awakes. I sit in the quiet with a hot cup of coffee and listen to the sounds of waves lapping the lakeshore and …

How to forage for wild edibles with kids

<i>Written by contributor Rachel Wolf of Clean and Lusa Organics</i><p>Weeds. They invade our gardens and lawns.<p>They choke out the plants we’re trying to …

Ideas for a homeschool mystery day

<i>Written by contributor Rachel Wolf of Lusa Organics and Clean</i><p>This summer I’m reviving one of my favorite homeschooling traditions.<p><b>Mystery Day.</b><p>Mystery …

6 homeschooling misconceptions erased

<i><br>The following is a guest post by Laura Grace Weldon, author of Free Range Learning.</i><p><i>A note from Jamie: This post wins the award for longest article</i> …

5 ways to cultivate creativity for a life fully lived

<i>Written by contributor Kari Patterson of Sacred Mundane</i><p><b>“All children are artists, and it is an indictment of our culture that so many of them lose</b> …

Same Love, Different Love

I think one of the biggest misgivings people have about adoption is wondering if they can love an adopted child as much as a biological child.<p>I’ve …

Discovering Holiness

I watched him playing today. From the kitchen window as I washed the dishes, he catches my attention. His agile body swiftly running through the …

Post Ratio Landing Page

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an odd and jarring encounter

“If you show me that again, I’ll throw up! It’s so weird!” she shouted, while her hands grasped her neck and she made exaggerated puking gestures.It …

Poem: Book Learning | The Art of Simple

I‘ve always loved reading. For as long as I can remember, I have turned to books for entertainment and comfort — and also for information and wisdom. …

Overwhelmed by Grace

After Jesus’ resurrection, Peter and the other disciples took their fishing boat out on the Sea of Tiberias . There they fished through th...