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Yes, there will be more Scholé Sisters episodes this season. Just … not until next week. We missed one, you see, because I was so sick that I just couldn’t get it done. I decided if there was ever a time to give up and move on, it was this time. We still have a great rest of the season coming up. In the past 10 days, Mystie and I have recorded three times: once with just ourselves, once with Martin Cothran, and once with Angelina Stanford!
See?? I told you it’d be great.
In the meantime, here’s an older episode you might not have listened to the first time around: Will the REAL Multum Non Multa Please Stand Up?
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I’ve been on a book buying spree. It’s possible that this is a problem, but I got some good deals, so I’m not beating myself up about it. Here’s my list:
Details: The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be is for O-Age-10 for Christmas. I actually bought two copies of Everyone’s A Theologian because both of my teens needed a copy for youth group. The rest of the books are for me. After reading the first third of Homeopathic Medicine: First Aid and Emergency Care, I decided to add it into Circle Time. It covers remedies my kids use so often that they already know them fairly well; I figure this steps it up a notch and helps them make better informed choices, plus it covers other things you might need to do in an emergency (like elevate a limb or apply ice).
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This month in 2016:
Here’s a quote:
Perhaps the most important thing to know is that books teach you how to read them. The first chapter may be difficult, the next one a tiny bit easier, until suddenly you are halfway through and it’s not nearly so bad as it was at first.
I did end up writing a follow-up to this called How to Help Your Children with Hard Books.
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This week’s links collection:
- Do we really live longer than our ancestors? from BBC
- Maybe we’re not so special?
- “In the 1st Century, Pliny devoted an entire chapter of The Natural History to people who lived longest. Among them he lists the consul M Valerius Corvinos (100 years), Cicero’s wife Terentia (103), a woman named Clodia (115 – and who had 15 children along the way), and the actress Lucceia who performed on stage at 100 years old.”
- Mason for Me – Fall (aka brutally honest) Edition from BRC Banter
- What I liked about this post is that it’s a good reminder — there are seasons in life, and we must accept that, rather than expecting the same of ourselves at all times.
- Also: I love what she said about Bible reading!! READ IT.
- Rewarding failure has become an American epidemic from New York Post
- Not surprising, right?
- “[K]ids and adults everywhere are learning the destructive lesson that you don’t have to be the best anymore. Just showing up is enough.” Yikes.
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