SECTION II. CONSCIENCE IN THE HOUSE OF MIND CHAPTER IX OPINIONS ‘IN THE AIR’ EVERYBODY knows that the affairs of his body and those of his heart should be ordered by his conscience. Our acts and feelings towards other people, and our management of our own bodies, fall, we believe, properly under the judgment of Conscience; but we have a notion that thought … Continue reading Ourselves Volume 4 Book II Chapter 9
Outside there are drifts up to my waist in the wake of the weekend blizzard. The temperature is a balmy 7 degrees. The North wind doth blow…. time to start the garden! Of course. Today was seed starting day. This is what we did for Nature Studies. I usually start thinking about starting seeds on Valentines Day. But for our area that really is too … Continue reading Beginning
CHAPTER VIII THE RULINGS OF CONSCIENCE IN THE HOUSE OF BODY: PRUDENCE Imprudence is Selfishness.—I, wisdom, dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of witty inventions.” Here is a saying worth pondering in an age when Prudence is not a popular grace. Young people confound rashness with generosity, and therefore hold Prudence in disfavour; when, of all cunning and injurious forms of selfishness, … Continue reading Ourselves Volume 4 Book II Chapter 8
Form 1a= age 7-9 / grade 2-3 Bible * -Old Testament -New Testament Literature -imagination stories like fables, fairy tales, and legends -poetry (read)* History -own country -charts of the lives of people and/or time studied -timeline of the centuries wall display -famous artwork of major people and events studied Geography -maps that correspond with books being read- often history -physical geography … Continue reading Subject List for Form 1a
“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” – William Arthur Ward Continue reading February 19, 2019. Pessimist, Optimist, Realist.
CHAPTER VII THE RULINGS OF CONSCIENCE IN THE HOUSE OF BODY: FORTITUDE Fortitude.—Botticelli’s picture of Fortitude, and Ruskin’s interpretation of it are among the lessons which Conscience should get by heart. This ‘Fortitude’ is no colossal figure, standing stark, bristling with combative energy. Noble in stature, she yet sits, weary after long-sustained effort; wistful, too, as who should say, ‘How long?’ But, though … Continue reading Ourselves Volume 4 Book II Chapter 7
Painter John E. Millais’ encouragement to Beatrix Potter—“He gave me the kindest encouragement with my drawings… ‘ Plenty of people can draw, but you and my son John have observation.’” – taken from Beatrix Potter, A Life in Nature by Linda Lear p 45. Continue reading February 2, 2019. You have Observation.