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Family Favorite Summer Salad

Family Favorite Summer Salad

Sometimes a salad is just the thing to satisfy an appetite on a hot summer day. No one wants to spend a lot of time in the kitchen cooking on a 100-degree day. But spending a few minutes chopping some crisp, cold lettuce, and throw […]

10 Ways to Unlock Writing Fundamentals with Diagramming Sentences

10 Ways to Unlock Writing Fundamentals with Diagramming Sentences

I remember sitting in 8th grade English class and Mrs. Senator drawing these strange lines on the chalkboard. They looked like sideways trees and I wondered… what is she doing? She began explaining that one of the best ways to understand the fundamentals of the […]

How Can it Be? Celebrating 25 Years of Marriage Moments

How Can it Be? Celebrating 25 Years of Marriage Moments

How Can it Be? 

That’s how I’m feeling on this day. I look at my Beloved husband awed at his love. It’s incredible to think that we’ve been married for 25 years. It seems... ah, so cliché to say, like yesterday.

Marriage Moments: How Can it Be? Celebrating 25 Years of Marriage | Renée at Great Peace

So Happy Together for 25 Years

I’m amazed, that he still stares at me with loving eyes that look awed to be with me. I’m still giddy like a school girl when he says my name. I still wonder why he chose me. He said, “we’ll grow old and I’ll still stare at you,” and he still does.

Through the years we’ve had difficulties, and joys. Awestruck surprises and heartfelt deep sorrows. Yet – every day we get up, and we decide “for better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health…” Every day we decide that we will continue to grow in love. 

That’s what it takes, a daily decision to love, no matter what. 

 

Are you new to marriage and worried that it’s even possible to do, happily ever after? Are you in early marriage thinking it might be better to get out? 

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Words Fail in Times of Grief

Words Fail in Times of Grief

Reflections Upon Grief Words fail me.  That’s how I’ve felt for about 2 and half years. Which says a lot for a writer/blogger. It’s been difficult for me to write. For the first few months it was due to the busy-ness related to caring for […]

Simple Tips to Manage Household Chores

Simple Tips to Manage Household Chores

I’ll be the first to admit, housekeeping hasn’t always been my favorite role. I can keep a home. I can deep clean. But I don’t particularly enjoy the process of household chores. I’ve heard that there are women who do, love housekeeping. I’m not really […]


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12 Homeschool Quotes for the Heart of a Mom

I’m sharing my favorite homeschool quotes to help motivate you for the rest of the school year. Be sure to download and print your free printable Scripture Art below.

It’s this time of year when I start to feel bogged down, and I can see my student does too. I want to just get the schooling done so we can wrap up book learning and move on to some fun learning like targeted unit studies, hands-on fun, outside activities, field trips and an easier, relaxed style to homeschooling.

12 Quotes for the Heart of a Homeschooling Mom with Printable Scripture Art | Renée at Great Peace

Sometimes we can just hop right in and do just that. Other times, we need to finish up the last few lessons in a boxed curriculum, or online class before we can give into the spring fever. 

So I wanted to bring you a little motivation by sharing some quotes for homeschool moms. Whether you are new to homeschooling or a seasoned vet, I think these will offer you the encouragement you need to muddle through, er um, I mean, meet the challenge head on with all due diligence, the rest of your school year. I know it’s tough sometimes, but you can do it mom because in the end, we are training up our kids to be active, responsible adults, we’re pointing them toward heaven, and we, prayerfully, know that our choice to home educate is the ideal one for our children.

My Favorite Homeschool Quotes

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This prints on paper size 8.5×11 but the image itself should fit a 5×7 frame.

I’ve been talking on my blog about teaching God’s peace since it’s inception and before. That was my goal. Afterall, our school is named from Isaiah 54:13.

Yet, I get lost in the day to day just like most others do. A few weeks ago I was able to meet up with my friend Chelli. We were both speaking at a homeschoolers seminar and her talk was so good. She reminded me that I’ve lost my focus, taken my eyes off the goal and started trying to do this on my own. But, I’m not on my own. She explained that I’m the tool in God’s hand being used to bring my child to the person he’s supposed to be. God knows what lies in his future and God will equip him with what he needs.

Be sure to scroll through to see all 12 of my favorite homeschooling quotes.

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Words Fail in Times of Grief

Words Fail in Times of Grief

Reflections Upon Grief Words fail me.  That’s how I’ve felt for about 2 and half years. Which says a lot for a writer/blogger. It’s been difficult for me to write. For the first few months it was due to the busy-ness related to caring for […]

Simple Tips to Manage Household Chores

Simple Tips to Manage Household Chores

I’ll be the first to admit, housekeeping hasn’t always been my favorite role. I can keep a home. I can deep clean. But I don’t particularly enjoy the process of household chores. I’ve heard that there are women who do, love housekeeping. I’m not really […]

20 Things to Not Do to Protect Your Marriage

20 Things to Not Do to Protect Your Marriage

Marriage looks different in every relationship. Why? Because every marriage is made up of two unique individuals. As such, we all bring something different to the marriage. A husband has his own ideas of what a marriage is supposed to be, and a wife will […]

Web Resources for Parents of Gifted

Web Resources for Parents of Gifted

Did you know that being a parent of gifted learners is not easy? In fact, sometimes it’s incredibly hard. I used to think something was wrong with me because I just couldn’t understand why my child acted so differently from other children his age. I mean, I […]

Family Goals we’ve Chosen to Prioritize for 2017

Family Goals we’ve Chosen to Prioritize for 2017

As we’re closing out the month of January I wanted to take a moment to share with  what my family and I have been focusing on for the month. We took some time together as a family to sit down and discuss our family life, […]