Art Rainer posted an article on student loan debt. It’s a good article. If you are considering college, or advise someone considering college (parents, youth ministers, guidance counselors, etc.) I recommend giving it a read. While I won’t rehash all his points (read the article) I would like to address a couple of them. Keep … Continue reading Avoiding student debt [article response]
I learned a new word today: peripatetic per·i·pa·tet·ic [per-uh-puh-tet-ik] adjective walking or traveling about; itinerant. ( initial capital letter ) of or pertaining to Aristotle, who taught philosophy while walking in the Lyceum of ancient Athens. ( initial capital letter ) of or pertaining to the Aristotelian school of philosophy. noun a person who walks or … Continue reading Peripatetic
“It's a pretty decisive defeat for the viewpoint that kids belong to the government first and the family second,” High court: Home schools not required to follow public school calendar
What is news? What news is really news? It's rather embarrassing to watch any late night show where they ask random people on the street about history and current events. Americans don't know jack! And the stuff we do know about is usually not worth knowing. It's scary what the average American uses their gray … Continue reading That’s News To Me
The Life of the Mind Desiring God has begun transcribing and publishing some of Piper's papers from when he was a college professor in the 70s. I'm excited about this as they're a bit more academic in nature but Piper stated in his tweet, "These pieces are so old they scare me. Test all things. … Continue reading Another Resource from John Piper and Desiring God
The other day I wrote about learning new words. Today I stumbled upon a page purporting to list the one hundred most beautiful words in the English language. I thought I would be fitting to provide link to that page.
How many of us were taught as children the saying, “Sticks and stones will break my bones but words can never hurt me.”? Boy, is that a crock! It would be more accurate to say, “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will completely devastate me, scar me for life and cause me … Continue reading Are You a Learner?