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Three Homeschool Girls

Enjoy this show from our 2013 archives. These three girls have gone on and launched successfully into adulthood.

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Oasis of Hope – Part 2

Have fun looking and collecting bird nests. There are even ideas about bird nest activities on our Pinterest site. God to [email protected] and click on the Windows on God’s World board. Today we talk bout the homeschool style, Performing Creative. This style considers the whole child, the head, heart, and hand. We also conclude our interview with Daniel Kennedy. This should give those suffering from cancer some serious hope. It is amazing how our bodies continuously try to heal us.

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Oasis of Hope – Part 1

Dolphin love has been seen with many dolphins. We’ve added a cute video to [email protected] about them. We’ve also included some cute dolphin crafts. Daniel Kennedy, the director of emotional and spiritual support at Oasis of Hope, is interviewed about the treatment options available at Oasis of Hope.

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Surviving Widowhood – Part 2

The Bible compares a virtuous woman to be more valuable than rubies and today we look at what a ruby is. For our Arts-n-Crafts time we talk about making synthetic rubies and other gems. We examine the homeschool style “Lawful Neutral.” And finish our interview with Sharon and Lori about their book, Surviving Widowhood: 40 Devotions of Hope.

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Surviving Widowhood – Part 1

Today we talk about spiderlings Those tiny spiders that have learned how to survive in most trying situation. Have fun making a spider web. Learn about your own homeschooling style. And enjoy our interview with Sharon Engram and Lori Rohlinger about their experience into widowhood. While the topic could be depressing these two ladies bring joy and hope from their experience.

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Growing Disciples Organically

“Follow me.” These two simple words, spoken by Jesus, are often overcomplicated with theological, psychological, and sociological interpretations. In Growing Disciples Organically, Don Detrick uses metaphors from organic farming to cultivate a less complicated, organic approach to growing disciples.

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Blessed Earth – Part 2

Mollusks are some of the easiest fossils to find. There are hundreds of different kinds making them one of the most interesting topics for kids. In our craft section we talk about a water bottle squid and clay star fish. During curriculum corner we discuss the holidays, Resurrection Sunday, Passover, St. Patrick’s Day and Cinco De Mayo. We conclude the show with our interview of Matthew Sleeth. He also mentions about the great resource RightNowMedia. A library of thousands of Bible Studies ranging on hundreds of topics.

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Blessed Earth – Part 1

Today’s show begins with a look at the stinger. This small appendage on the end of a honey bee can certainly send most humans into a flight response. One of our most popular craft ideas is back in the form of Honey Bee Slime. We also talk about teaching through the Christmas, New Years, and Hanukkah holidays. Our guest today is Matthew Sleeth who feels called to be a steward of the earth. He has a website called Blessed Earth.

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I Am Cyrus – Part 2

Can you imagine a more interesting creature than a snail. How about having your children build a snail or slug race course. Next, we talk about teaching through the fall holidays beginning with Columbus Day, Veterans and Thanksgiving. During the second half, Dr. Von Buseck tells us a story from his book. “As a vote approached in the fledgling United Nations, pressure mounted. Truman slammed the White House doors shut to all who wanted to discuss Jewish statehood. Could anyone persuade the most powerful man in the world to reconsider?”

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I Am Cyrus – Part 1

The show begins with a devotional about quail. The analogy is how God takes care of His creation. There are some cute quail crafts posted on [email protected] on the Windows on Gods World Board. During curriculum corner we begin our discussion on learning through the holidays. Today we look at Memorial Day, Father’s Day, Forth of July and Labor Day. During the second half of the show, we interview Dr. Craig Von Buseck who wrote about Harry S. Truman. He explains that, near the end of WWII, an unlikely man rose to the presidency of the United States. Harry S. Truman, a farmer and failed business owner, would decide, not only the fate of Jewish survivors, but also the future of their homeland.

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