Stepping on my Soapbox: Election 2016

I haven’t really wanted to comment much on the Presidential Election 2016, but let’s face it: we’re down to the wire and I have to briefly speak my mind. Speaking my mind on the especially heinous of ads, Twitter feeds, and Facebook: A place where I keep in touch with friends and family close and far, as well as other homeschoolers, journaling, and writing groups. … Continue reading Stepping on my Soapbox: Election 2016

OctPoWriMo 2016, Day 14: Shameful

Hosted by Poets on the Page, Thank You! Shameful Fatally flawed Desirous sinner I can listen to the preyers I can listen to those who want to steal my joy I can listen to the haters Saved by Grace I am unashamed in His glory Giving myself Grace and Space – Give yourself forgiveness, love, patience, kindness Image Credit: Bikurgurl 2016 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ In response to OctPoWriMo … Continue reading OctPoWriMo 2016, Day 14: Shameful

OctPoWriMo 2016, Day 9: Spiral

Hosted by Poets on the Page, Thank You! Image Credit: Bikurgurl 2011 Spiral I have to remind myself When I feel sucked into that rabbit hole of self-doubt and regret I’m the only one I have to blame Instead of continuing down the winding spiral of Self-deprecation Soul-bashing Sorrow Regret Acknowledge it is human Part of who I am Fatally Flawed Accept my imperfections – … Continue reading OctPoWriMo 2016, Day 9: Spiral

Grace And Space: Generosity

When thinking of adding value to daily actions by providing Grace and Space, generosity is high on the list Our piano tuner came by this week to look at an issue we were having with the lowest key on our piano. As you may remember, we were gifted this century-old piano from a neighbor and have been thrilled to have it in our home. When … Continue reading Grace And Space: Generosity

Reworked Words: Word High July – PAGSOMO!

 Image Credit – Buzzfeed, Isabelle Laureta   PAGSOMO! a fire rages inside my heart screams of rage pierce my ears I use the quiet grace and space within to quell the storm We’ve been watching the Pirates of the Caribbean movies; last night’s installment was At World’s End This haunting song was helping me find my inner peace today… Thanks to Rosema and Maria In … Continue reading Reworked Words: Word High July – PAGSOMO!

Reworked Words: Word High July – habilin

 Image Credit – Buzzfeed, Isabelle Laureta habilin My heart, hope, future are yours. Grace and SpaceI had begun this post and then rewrote – a work in progress! Did you enjoy Word High July? Got a fun, new August writing daily prompt series I should know about? Would love to hear about it in the comments 🙂 Thanks to Rosema and Maria In response to Word-High … Continue reading Reworked Words: Word High July – habilin

Word High July – Tadhana

 Image Credit – Buzzfeed, Isabelle Laureta Tadhana My Lord gives me grace and space which allows me to give it to you Thanks to Rosema and Maria In response to Word-High July: 30 Beautiful Filipino Words Rosema Writes: “Much like the colors of the skies, every language is beautiful in its own way—the way they sound and how each word fits perfectly in a poem, a story, … Continue reading Word High July – Tadhana

Unschooly {Academy} Planning 101: Part I

Hello! Welcome to a quick guide to my annual Homeschool {Academy} Planning 101! Thank you for joining me on my adventure 🙂 Every year, our homeschool planning goes through the same motions. Here’s a quick tutorial of how I prepare to plan for a new Year of Learning! First,think about how you’re #winning at life right now! Feel like a #winner? You totally should! Even … Continue reading Unschooly {Academy} Planning 101: Part I