May 18, 2022 Day 78
"At first it seems the discipline needed to achieve mastery of time seems constraining, but that is only a stage, and it is so worthwhile!" Jean-Louis Servan-Schreiber.
Without Keeping, how am I to tell my children and my children's children how we've been "guided and guarded?"
May 5, 2022 Day 71
"We are acquainted with too few of the odours which the spring-time offers." Charlotte Mason
New research shows we humans can detect up to one trillion scents. How about a 100 Days of new scents next year?
May 4, 2022 Day 64
"The Seasons should be followed.––But it is hard to keep pace with the wonders that unfold themselves in the 'bountiful season bland.'" - Charlotte Mason
It's time to expect our friends the hummingbirds.
Whom or what are you expecting because of your keeping?
April 27, 2022. Day 57
"'Clouds and rain, snow and hail, winds and vapours, fulfilling His Word'––are all everyday mysteries that the mother will be called upon to explain faithfully, however simply."
Is your Keeping bumping up against "everyday mysteries?"
April 20, 2022 Day 50
"Why do you look for the living among the dead?"
Day Fifty.... Half way!
I have been thinking about what keeps us keeping.
What do you think?
April 13, 2022 Day 43
What's pushing through? Are you pushing through? In Holy Week things sometimes seem "all sixes and sevens." Shall we purpose to take a few minutes with a pencil and think about what our keeping is revealing? In this week especially, we are reminded that, "always, we begin again."
April 6, 2022 Day 36
March 30, 2022 Day 29
March 23, 2022 Day 22
The muscle is getting stronger, we're entering the region of habit. Are you settling into a regular keeping time and place? It's not too late to start...any glance towards keeping is still doing the work.
March 16, 2022 Day 15
"Thus, I propose that the middle of February remind CM admirers