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A Rule to the Wise

It has been said that a rule to the wise need only be a guide, directing their steps, not something forced upon them. The truth is that rules have always been in place, beginning in the written word of God. For those entering the teaching profession in 1915, rules were ...

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Are You Flogging the Donkey?

In the Bible, Numbers 22 carries a very powerful story about a seemingly stubborn donkey. You see, Balaam was summoned by a mighty king to come over and lay a curse on the Israelites. God advised him not to go, but he insisted on going anyway. He stood to gain ...

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Can Our Brain Benefit from Cursive Handwriting?

The use of cursive handwriting has slowly declined since the 1970’s. It is seldom taught in our schools today. Although it is no longer included in the Common Core State Standards curriculum, teachers can make a decision on a local level as to whether or not to teach their students ...

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Lessons in the Letters

They came almost weekly while we were growing up, letters from our dad. Typed on an antique typewriter, they always started with the same salutation: “How are my two best girls?” They were filled mostly with questions to my sister and me, assuring a return letter would arrive in Dad’s ...

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Our Hope: The Good Shepherd

“I am the good shepherd.  The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep.  But a hireling, he who is not the shepherd, one who does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees; and the wolf catches the sheep and scatters them.  The ...

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