“One thing more: it is good, doubtless, to be cosmopolitan in our tastes, liberal and unprejudiced in our judgments; but he who would love all the world must begin with the brother whom he has seen, and enlightened sympathy with other nations can coexist only with profound and instructed patriotism.” – Charlotte Mason Formation of Character Volume 5 p. 132 Continue reading October 5, 2019. To Love the World.
☑☑☑☑☑ = A FIVE PAGE rating ☾ 😦 This week I came across a quote about one of my favorite books, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, and it reminded me that I’ve been meaning to post this for a while. I feel somewhat unsettled to admit that I loved this book. The topic is so…. disturbing, horrifying at times, bordering on the brink of sanity … Continue reading Frankenstein
Charlotte Mason Morning Conversations is being held again this year at the lovely Glacier Creek Prairie. We’ll meet in the pristine white barn loft for food and conversations and refresh ourselves on a nature walk in the preserve’s native prairie. Enjoy breakfast and lunch with other home town Charlotte Mason educators. In between, we’ll talk CM. This event is for mothers (and new little ones) … Continue reading Charlotte Mason Morning Conversations
Formation of Character Volume 5 Reading Schedule 2019-2020 Charlotte Mason book study, Omaha, Nebraska 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 Preface – Chapter 2 Inconstant Kitty, p.32 August Chapter 3 Under a Cloud p.33 – Chapter 4 Dorothy Elmore’s Achievement ch I-V, p.67 September Chapter … Continue reading Reading Schedule Volume 5
As we close one year and open a new one, I think back over some of the events of 2017 – things we did, things we learned, how we approach this brand new baby year. I found one important meditation from this past summer. May it bless you. We woke to a beautiful morning on August 21 packed a picnic lunch, our solar glasses and … Continue reading The Realistic Purist