We Are Veritas

One of the best ways for me to be reminded of the great gift that Veritas is for us is to talk with prospective parents. As these parents ask questions looking for what makes us special, I get to outline anew the things that we hold dear. One of them is that We Are Veritas. […]

Co-Laboring Apprentices in a Dance with the Lord

Co-Laboring Apprentices in a Dance with the Lord; that is the most that any of us are, our keynote speaker said. The words resonated with me. “We are co-laboring with the Holy Spirit and apprentices of our Master.”  That is really true, I thought. Like Kyle, I don’t know what I am doing more often than I […]

How to Train Prayer Warriors

How to Train Prayer Warriors — Prayer is a mystery. God invites us to pray, promises to answer our prayers under certain conditions, and yet has everything under His sovereign control from the Beginning to the End. AND, God powerfully uses prayer in His processes. It is enough to know this in order for me to […]

Training Mental Ninja Warriors?

Training Mental Ninja Warriors? Several discussions in the last week have brought me to the conclusion that our curriculum design, especially our Latin classes, do just this. I was talking to one student who seemed totally unmotivated to apply himself to his Latin class and struggling for an illustration to explain its benefits.    American Ninja […]

Spiritual Encouragement from Unlikely Places…

Spiritual Encouragement from Unlikely Places… At times it is fun to discover God working in parts of our culture on which we have given up. One of those places is professional football. We hear so much about domestic violence in players families, drug abuse that sidelines a player or DUIs, or over-the-top materialism. However, God is at […]

You’re Not the Boss of Me!

You’re Not the Boss of Me! is often the cry of a diminutive child pushing back against an adult authority figure such as a parent or teacher. The little one is raising a big stink because he or she is not being allowed to have his/her own way. The underlying cause, however, is not unique to […]

A Haunting Look at the Nativity…

Almost always our family times around the nativity feature the upbeat side of the events surrounding the birth of our savior. Our family gathering was no different. The grandchildren were now old enough to reenact Luke 2. My granddaughter Evelyn was soooo glad to be Mary and grandson Westyn was pleased to be Joseph. Hope […]