5 Simple Steps to a Summertime Neighborhood Movie Night

Family Movie Night

Family Movie Night

*5 SIMPLE STEPS TO A SUMMER NEIGHBORHOOD MOVIE NIGHT* 

Someone once said,
“A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing,
the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken”.
 
YES ! THOSE are the kinds of days I’m looking forward to!
The lazy days of summer somehow seem more acceptable. People sit on their front porches. Kids play across the yards. Neighbors seem to have time to stop and chat. There’s just something about this season that draws people outside.

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Mercy!

When God is Silent

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 Mercy !
What do you do when God is silent ?!

“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?
Why are you so far from saving me,
so far from my cries of anguish?
My God, I cry out by day, but you do not answer,
by night, but I find no rest.”

~ Psalm 22:1-2

Is there anything much worse than God’s apparent silence when your heart is breaking,
or terrified, or wounded and betrayed ?

Where is He, the One who promised to never leave your side,  when  life is spinning out of control, and your heart is pounding in your mouth,
and your mind is screaming with what-if’s ?

Have you ever prayed until you had absolutely nothing left…and then, still…only silence?

Mercy !!!

I give up!
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Ancient Rome Book List (Ancient World History- Part 4)

Best books for Ancient Rome Unit

Best books for Ancient Rome Unit Ancient World History Book List –
Part 4  (Ancient Rome)

Welcome !
If you’ve been following this series, thanks for coming back!
I’m so excited to share all my favorite books for the Ancient Rome Unit.


If you’re just jumping in
, you may like to check out the first post for these units
–> Free Ancient World History Curriculum  and the supplemental book lists for the previous sections as well.  These books are NOT required for the studies… they’re just my favorite resources (most I’ve personally used).  You will find the few required books for the curriculum included on each unit’s curriculum page.
Section 1:  Ancient Civilizations & the Old Testament   &  Book List
Section 2: Ancient Egypt  (includes Ancient China)    &  Book List
Section 3:  Ancient Greece   &   Book List Continue reading “Ancient Rome Book List (Ancient World History- Part 4)”

Free World History Curriculum- Part 4: Ancient Rome

Best Books List for Ancient Rome Unit

FREE Ancient Rome Unit
Free World History Curriculum

Part 4:  Ancient Rome

Welcome back to the latest post on Free Ancient World History Plans !
This section will cover the beginning of Roman Empire, Julius Caesar, the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, Constantine, and lots more !    🙂
For an introduction to this curriculum and how you can adapt it to all your needs, start below with the first post in this series-
 “Free Chronological World History Plan” .
World History Plan (Teach all ages at once !)You can find the daily plans for the following as well-
Section 1:  Ancient Civilizations & the Old Testament
Section 2: Ancient Egypt  (includes Ancient China)
Section 3: Ancient Greece
Section 4: Ancient Rome
Section 5: The Middle Ages & the 
Renaissance

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