The Imaginative Path to Freedom

As I continue working my way slowly through this book of Ruskin’s writings, I feel like my eyes are being opened to really SEE things in a new and deeper way. Last night I was struck by his comparison of an unimaginative artist and an imaginative artist. Now, I don’t consider myself an artist of…

Art and God and Details

After writing this, I feel mentally inebriated, worn out, like I’ve birthed something. So, I apologize for the lame title. I just don’t have any creativity left. I was gonna go with “God Is In the Details,” but however applicable, it seemed trite. It may not be incredibly polished or profound, but I’ll admit my…

From The Velveteen Rabbit to the Pre-Raphaelites

In just a few months I'm heading to England's beautiful Lake District for a home educator's conference. Yes, I'll be staying in Ambleside. I know. I know. What more could a Charlotte Mason mom ask for?! I am getting super excited! To prepare, I've been steeping myself in English poetry, reading biographies of Wordsworth and…