A Missionary Anniversary

Our Charlotte Mason Book Study has completed Volume 5. This was an accomplishment in itself, but was special for me because this Charlotte Mason Book Study has now read all six volumes. We began reading the summer of 2014 at a park. While the children played, we discussed. We read the entire volume that summer. Since then, we slowed the pace, moved to an evening … Continue reading A Missionary Anniversary

Volume 1 CM Book Study – On the Same Page – Reading Schedule

Charlotte Mason Book Study, Omaha, Nebraska     Home Education Volume 1     2020-2021 The pages listed are the start and stop pages in the ‘Pinks’ (the edition with the pink covers pictured at various places on this blog) July      pp. 1-38 August      Morning Conversations September      pp.38 The Reign of Law in Ed  – 72 October      pp.73 Out-of-Door Geog  – 108 November      pp. 108 Laying Down  – 138 … Continue reading Volume 1 CM Book Study – On the Same Page – Reading Schedule

April 25, 2020. Epidemic, Catching in a Curious Way

“The second Dæmon of Imagination is Sin. Have you ever heard people say, ‘There seems to be quite an epidemic of burglaries’ or ‘of murders’? They are quite right. There is an epidemic of these things. They are catching in a curious way. People read of a crime in the newspapers, they allow their Imagination to dwell upon all the details; the whole thing becomes … Continue reading April 25, 2020. Epidemic, Catching in a Curious Way

It Happens Every Day

  “A Basis of Facts.—Of the teaching of Natural Philosophy, I will only remind the reader of what was said in an earlier chapter—that there is no part of a child’s education more important than that he should lay, by his own observation, a wide basis of facts towards scientific knowledge in the future. He must live hours daily in the open air, and, as … Continue reading It Happens Every Day