Old Soul Quotes: Time

This week will be the sixth of our home-school year...already! With two tenth-graders and a third grader, time flies by. I've had to purpose in my heart to make every moment worthwhile, living each day fully and with as few regrets as possible. So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Time

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Old Soul Quotes: Home

Last week's post featured the theme of adventure. While I love a good adventure, I am at heart a homebody, and decided to feature the joys of home in autumn this week. And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Home

Old Soul Quotes: Adventure

Our family is grateful for the opportunities given our children through our county and state 4-H programs. Our kids have had experiences and adventures they would never have had otherwise! As their new 4-H year begins, I was inspired to highlight the theme of adventure today. If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Adventure

Old Soul Quotes: Restoration

For about a month, I've been immersed in the early chapters of Genesis. My youngest son and I are working our way through Genesis together, and I also began a chronological through-the-Bible reading plan beginning in Genesis.  What a joy to be reminded that despite the sin and separation from God that resulted from the… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Restoration

Old Soul Quotes: Instruction

As a home-schooling parent on weekdays and junior church teacher on Sundays, I am quite comfortable giving instruction. But more often, I need to consider the value of receiving it. Those I teach often have wisdom to share with me. Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is thy… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Instruction

Old Soul Quotes: Resilience

In my study of Eve for Saturday's post, I realized how her life must have been characterized by resilience. For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again. - Proverbs 24:16a But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. -… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Resilience

Old Soul Quotes: Respect

In my church bulletin last Sunday was a beautiful quote on respect by Ausonius, a fourth century Roman poet and teacher. I decided to feature it and other quotes about respect in this week's post. Ye shall not respect persons in judgment; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great; ye shall not be… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Respect

Old Soul Quotes: Stability

Studying the life of Reuben yesterday reminded me of the importance of a stable mind and heart, inspiring my choice for today's theme. And wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of thy times, and strength of salvation: the fear of the Lord is his treasure. - Isaiah 33:6 A double minded man is unstable in all his ways. - James… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Stability

Old Soul Quotes: Knowledge

In honor of my youngest son's birthday this week, I asked him what word he'd like me to feature for today's post. My curious kid's choice? Knowledge. Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogancy come out of your mouth: for the Lord is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed. - I Samuel… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Knowledge

Old Soul Quotes: Food for Body and Soul

Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. - Psalm 23:5 O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. - Psalm 34:8 He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man:… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Food for Body and Soul