Two Andrew Peterson Books that Will Recalibrate Your Heart

I appreciate being disrupted…sometimes. God has a way of disrupting my flow or routine in some way to help me slow down. Andrew Peterson is one of those artists God has used to help me do that. Consequently, Peterson’s work disrupts my heart. I feel recalibrated and ready to see life differently. Why? Because as…

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Music Lessons Engage Your Child’s Heart

Whether to take music lessons is a question on many people’s mind. Maybe your child has shown some interest, or maybe you as a parent have had that feeling common to many: “I wish I had continued!” The decision to take music lessons or to put your kids in music lessons is not a small…

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Praying the Psalms – Road Map Month 4

Hearing the story of the Israelites hasn’t become easier now that they’re in the Promised Land.  If you’ve been reading through *most of the Bible in a year with us, you might be feeling the same way. Even in times of peace, the people can’t keep their promises without someone making them keep their word. The…

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What is Mimesis and How Does it Relate to the Trivium?

Today is part two of a three part series my husband is sharing with us connecting the Trivium, Mimesis, and Hermeneutics.  Today he’ll be defining mimesis and connecting it to the trivium that he explained yesterday.  If you missed day one, click here to start reading from the beginning. MIMESIS Mimesis is a teaching process…

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The Trivium, Mimesis, and Hermeneutics…Oh my!

This year my husband, Jason Strauss, has been a part of the CiRCE Apprenticeship where he has been practicing teaching and writing with a group of like minded thinkers.  After returning from his winter retreat, his mind was whirling with thoughts on the connections between the Trivium, Mimesis, and Hermeneutics.  If you’ve never heard those words…

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