Lest we Forget

Yesterday as my husband and I were driving with our dogs to our little place in the country, we were listening to the news. The reporter was talking about the numbers of people who would be driving this Memorial Day weekend and how many are foregoing trips because of the high cost of gas. He …

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Breaking Down Large Tasks and the Effect on Our Brain

When we, our kids, or any of us have a big project ahead, often the tendency is to procrastinate. We can easily justify to ourselves why we can’t get started. In my experience, I’ve often found my delay techniques almost become a habit. I can’t start today because…I need to do such and such before …

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Learning from Failure

I read this article today (link below), and thought you might also find it interesting. In many ways it ties in with the skills we teach through Victus. When we set our eyes on our mission, and when we pursue our goals and priorities, we begin to see that when we fail–yet still persevere, our …

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Buy one, get one free – HURRY!

For a limited time only, we are offering our Primary Grade Level One Victus Study Skills System Student Workbook and Teacher Supplement as a two-for-one offer. Buy the Student Workbook and we will include the Teacher Supplement at no cost. This offer will be available for a short time only, from midnight March 28 through …

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Another Way to Protect Our Youth

There is something heavy on my heart today that I want to share with you. Children who you might think would know better are joking about shooters. I personally know of a case in which 13-year-old students are facing suspension for joking in the school hallway about such matters. The recent tragedy in Florida is …

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United we Kneel

June 15, 2017 Our country has often been identified with the phrase “United we Stand,” yet at the beginning of the recent bipartisan Congressional baseball game we saw a different picture. The familiar hateful rhetoric between the parties was paused and quieted for a moment. It had been so horribly shocking the day before to …

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Begin Again

A long-time friend came by our Victus booth this past weekend at the Teach Them Diligently Homeschool Conference in Nashville, and I was surprised to see her at an out-of-town convention. She warmly and sincerely told me how much the blogs I write mean to her. Not only were her words encouraging, but in my …

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Building on a Solid Foundation

Early in our daughter’s freshman year in college, her professor gave the students in her class an assignment to write an inquiry paper on the subject of their choosing. She had always been a good student, so she took the assignment seriously, did the work and turned in the paper. Expecting her usual high grade, …

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The Value of Vision

The other night I went to bed after praying with my husband for a pain to subside that I had been having for some time. The next morning, I awoke for the first time in four weeks to no pain. Amazed, I wondered if our prayer was stronger this time. Or could it be that …

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Priorities and Goals

My adult daughter and I were talking about Victus the other day. She is married and has three children ages three to eleven, so you can imagine the busyness in their home. We have often talked about how easy it is to become so busy you have no time for yourself. Such can be the …

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