26 Apr 2009

I’m Not Who I Tried to Be

“For You created my inmost being; You knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise You because I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” Ps 139:13-14 My parents wanted the best for their children. Our culture taught them to mold and shape their progeny to meet certain guidelines for success in life. Until discovering the...
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19 Apr 2009

Light for Our PATH!

You may have heard some buzz lately about some new courses Circle is offering called P.A.T.H. And you might be thinking to yourself, “Oi, not another program with a crazy acronym to try to work into our schedule!” But to describe P.A.T.H. as just another program does not do justice to the work of the...
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12 Apr 2009

Resurrection Morning!

Today we celebrate the empty tomb. My Savior is NOT in the grave, but HE has RISEN! This weekend I have read once again, Richard Foster’s book entitled, Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth. I love this book, as it reminds me of the incredible privilege I have to walk intimately with My...
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5 Apr 2009

Feeling Strong

Do you FEEL strong? Do you feel ready, prepared, and fully equipped for your homeschooling and parenting journey? Are you confidently on the top of your game and expectantly visualizing victory in the next quarter? Did you know that this abundance is God’s plan for you? Ponder these thoughts from your Father Who is on...
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29 Mar 2009

Encourage Learning, Strengthen Families, Inspire Legacies

I love Circle’s new mission to encourage learning, strengthen families, inspire legacies for God’s glory! A mission is a reason for being. A mission aligns activities with values. A mission will help you stay focused and KNOW exactly what to give your time and energy to. Never before in the history of Circle have we...
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22 Mar 2009

The LORD Is My Strength

The Strengths Focus Groups have started! All this week we have talked about identifying strengths . . . understanding each other in a whole new way . . . beginning new journeys–and it has been extremely invigorating, hasn’t it? These groups have sparked fresh ideas and the love of learning again! They have allowed us...
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15 Mar 2009

Familiarity vs. Intimacy

Last Tuesday night, I had the privilege of attending a very exciting event. It was an opportunity for a new beginning for each person in attendance. Curiosity was at its peak, preparations were made, and the house was full. It was a Circle information meeting. I stood in the back of the room, overlooking the...
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8 Mar 2009

Fulfilling Our Mission

As we prepare for the new school year, Circle has increased its offerings and is exploring new horizons to encourage learning, strengthen families, and inspire legacies for God’s Glory in central Florida and beyond. This week we have re-positioned Joann Stroup to serve as our Director of Family Support. Joann (Jo) has been the site...
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1 Mar 2009

Here We GO!

What a fantastic week we have had, meeting many new families as well as sharing our new dream with the Circle community. Over 250 packets were distributed this week to new families. I am so excited about the role that I will now be playing as the DREAMER. Many have begun their personal journey to...
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22 Feb 2009

The Dawn of a New Era

This week will mark the beginning of a new era. A time where families who choose to homeschool with Circle will find greater support and training, as well as expanded opportunities. Circle’s mission is to encourage learning, strengthen families, and inspire legacies for God’s glory! We will be a community of people who passionately pursue...
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