Look UP!

I’ve been thinking about virtue lately.  The dictionary defines virtue as “behaviour showing high moral standards.”  Virtue isn’t about knowing; it’s about doing.  James understood this connection between knowing and doing when he asked, “Who among you is wise and understanding?” (James 3:13) He goes on to say that a person’s wisdom should be shown by his good…

What’s the Point?

I’m reading the book “Consider This” with a friend right now in preparation for our trip to Ambleside, England, this spring. Its author, Karen Glass, explores the connection between Charlotte Mason’s educational principles and the classical tradition. It’s reminding me that every educational system is rooted in some sort of view of what it means…