My Story


  (This is the fourth and final addition to my homeschooling series. See here for Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3)   Many people upon finding out that I was homeschooled inevitably ask if I will homeschool my children someday. Growing up when asked that question my answer was always yes. My plan was to grow up, go to Pensacola Christian College, get a degree in education, find a husband, get married, and home-school my own...

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Homeschooling – The Fall Out

Homeschooling – The Fall Out


Posted By on Jun 20, 2014

(Part 1) (Part 2)   When we first started homeschooling, we utilized a mixture of curriculum, beginning with Christ Centered Curriculum, Christian Liberty, and Saxon Math. In fifth grade, we switched to a new curriculum called Accelerate Christian Education or A.C.E. By this point, my parents had been researching and were unhappy with the academic quality of material that we had been studying. Research in the Christian...

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Where have you walked?

Where have you walked?


Posted By on Jun 19, 2014

  We Make The Road Ch. 41     As we walk in the Spirit, we pass through different kinds of terrain. We walk through beautiful valleys where life is full of joy and we feel like dancing. We walk on long uphill climbs where we seem to slide back two steps for every three steps of ascent. We walk along slippery trails where it’s easy to fall, and through swampy patches where we can get bogged down. We walk through dark...

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  (Part 1) Homeschooling for my family was both a calling my parents felt and a practical venture for a season. I am the only child in my family of nine children, who was homeschooled from Kindergarten through 12th grade. My parents initially started homeschooling my older sister and I for practical reasons. At first it was because the Christian school my older sister attended did not have room for both of us the year I was...

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One of the core reasons for me wanting to start Untold Stories is because of the healing and hope I have found through reading other blogs by homeschool graduates, who have had similar experiences and difficulties in growing up, moving into society, and facing the reality of growing up in the conservative Christian homeschool world. While I realize that many of our experiences differ, common threads reveal themselves in story after...

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  According to McLaren in the introduction, when discussing the vision of this book, We Make the Road by Walking states:  It is a work of Christian theology, but people of any faith tradition will find seeds of meaning they can let take root in their own spiritual soil. It is a work of constructive theology—offering a positive, practical, open, faithful, improvable, and fresh articulation of Christian faith suitable for people in...

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