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The Hamster Wheel

So how did things go for you today on the hamster wheel? For many of us, our days can often feel as though we have run hard all day long, and yet when the day's running is over, the scenery of our life looks very much the same as it did when we awoke. It's difficult to tell if any progress has really been made at all. It isn't as though we were not continuously moving, but somehow we reach the end of the day and discover that we haven't really moved anywhere. We are out o...
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"My life is given to me..."

“I am Coram Deo, my life is given to me to honor Him, and I will honor Him with it. I will be a gentlemen/lady, and a blessing to those around me. I will not lie or cheat, or tolerate those who do. I will strive for excellence, and should I fail, I will do so nobly, and with grace. I am Coram Deo.” These are the words of our Coram Deo Shout. Our students repeat this shout every week in our Monday morning all school assembly, as well as at other times during the week. Words are&nbs...
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Mission Impossible

Mission Impossible

Dear Parents and Partners, In the Fall of 1994 I was in a Psychology 101 class at Southwest Missouri State University (the university became Missouri State some years later). For our final assignment of the semester, we were instructed to write a paper on “What is truth?” As the professor provided the class instructions for length, formatting, and deadlines, he also covered the requirements for the number and type of sources we could use to write the paper. When the professor fini...
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"What is Classical Christian Education?"

Dear Parents and Partners,   This past Tuesday evening, parents, teachers, and Board members came together to discuss Classical Christian education. Our goal was to continue working toward a common understanding and definition of Classical Christian education. It was an encouraging evening, and I am grateful for the good number we had attend on what was a cold January weekday evening. If you have ever struggled with defining CCE for friends or family, perhaps the following (from the A...
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The Blessing of Growing Older

The Blessing of Growing Older

Dear Parents and Partners, When December rolls around each year, I am always reminded of just how fast time goes. 2015 is nearly in the record books. The work that we set our hands to during the year is now settled in eternity. As another year slips through our fingers over these last weeks of December, we will have lived another year of the life God has given to us. It has been said that the value, and worth of something is largely determined by its rarity. Precious metals are highly valued ...
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