Magnanimously homeschooling, worshiping, creating.......

Join us on a journey of faith, healing, learning to live with part of our hearts missing, and recovery, as our family rebuilds our lives, after our son's long battle with cancer....and his eventual rise on eagle's wings into Heaven...victory is his...he is serving the King!!!

Friday, March 14, 2014

why I blog / blog updating

  I am in the process of updating my blog. Please be patient with me as I find time to rearrange things and update photos and all of our book lists. 
  I truly enjoy maintaining this blog. It's a fascinating way to showcase what we're up to as a homeschooling family for myself and for any friends and family who dare to enter. For me, this is a way to go back and look at memories of our years in a beautiful scrapbookish way.  In doing so, I get to share our lives...our adventures, our sorrows, the 'rebuilding' of our lives without a precious someone.....no longer here with us on earth. (oh how we miss him)
  In addition, I get to write. I find writing to be a therapeutic outlet for me. I am not saying I have any extra talent beyond the average American mother, but we all need an outlet and this is one of mine, a journal of our lives. 


Beautiful sunrise, glistening on the fresh snow outside my window a couple weeks ago.
Hoping to see no more snow!

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Why MAGNANIMOUS?

Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary of the American Language defines Magnanimity as such:
MAGNANIM'ITY, n. [L. magnanimitas; magnus, great, and animus, mind.] Greatness of mind; that elevation or dignity of soul, which encounters danger and trouble with tranquillity and firmness, which raises the possessor above revenge, and makes him delight in acts of benevolence, which makes him disdain injustice and meanness, and prompts him to sacrifice personal ease, interest and safety for the accomplishment of useful and noble objects.