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Heirloom Audio’s Captain Bayley’s Heir Recently Nominated For 8 Seneca Awards

Captain Bayley's Heir

Heirloom Audio’s drama, Captain Bayley’s Heir, has been nominated for eight Audio Theatre Central Seneca Awards. The Senecas, which are named for Lucius Seneca, a Roman dramatist who is considered the father of audio drama, recognize excellence in family-friendly audio drama programs. On June 18, a committee of industry experts revealed the award nominees in 11 categories for the calendar ...

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7 Places To Create Your Own Extraordinary Family Adventure This Summer

family adventure

Ready for your own family adventure? Want to make history come alive this summer for your family?  Check out these 7 places to visit!  Listen to your favorite G.A. Henty audio adventures as you travel with your family to create your own “extraordinary adventures”!  Create fun family memories that will last a lifetime!   Gettysburg, PA Touted as a turning ...

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7 Unique Ways To Celebrate Independence Day

Pool parties, barbecues, and fireworks are great Fourth of July traditions. However, there are other ways you can celebrate this important holiday with your family and friends. Why not give one of these unique ideas a try this year? You might just find a new favorite family tradition. Read the Declaration of Independence July 4th is the perfect time to ...

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The Power Of Imagination In Childhood

At some point during childhood, every child is asked the question, “What would you like to be when you grow up?” Their answers are usually entertaining and unique. Many dream of becoming something really exciting or different – such as a professional athlete, astronaut, movie star, video game designer, pirate, candy taste-tester, and more. Their ideas are usually quite brilliant, ...

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Homeschool Help: What Does a “Lifestyle of Learning” Look Like?

I want to remind homeschooling parents that our freedom allows us benefits the classroom doesn’t. We should not feel bound to operate like a classroom, which can be very stifling to many children, suffocating their natural curiosity and love of learning. If your child thrives in a structured, classroom setting, by all means give it to him. But if he doesn’t, the world ...

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The French Revolution’s War On True Liberty

Bill Heid Our fathers’ God, to Thee, Author of liberty, to Thee we sing. —Samuel Francis Smith, “My Country, ‘Tis of Thee” (1831) Liberty consists in the freedom to do everything which injures no one else. . . . —The Declaration of the Rights of Man, Article IV (1789) So What Exactly Is Liberty? The French Revolution handed Western civil ...

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Good Friday And The Real Meaning Of The Cross

Good Friday And The Real Meaning Of The Cross Penal suffering in Scripture is released, or not inflicted upon the guilty, because it has been endured by a substitute.      —William Shed, Dogmatic Theology (1888-90)   The Need for the Cross Early on in the Bible we get some bad news. Our rebellion deserved divine wrath.  God is just and ...

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History Lesson Plan For Under Drake’s Flag Part 4

Under Drake’s Flag – 4 Disc 2 (Tracks 4-7) By Jodie Wolfe The beginning of this set of tracks looks like there is no hope for Ned and Gerald to escape the clutches of the Grand Inquisitor. Will they die for their faith or will something else happen? Keep listening to hear the exciting end of the audio drama. Vocabulary ...

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7 Reasons Why Traditions Are Vital For Families

Family traditions aren’t just fun ways of making memories with those you love. They are vital to building a strong family bond. There are many other reasons why creating and honoring family traditions are so important: Traditions tell a story – your story! Family traditions provide your family with a source of identity. They teach your children about where you ...

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The Power Of This Mother’s Prayer

One of my favorite preachers to read is Charles Haddon Spurgeon.  For years I have read his Morning and Evening devotional which offers short, yet very powerful, excerpts of Spurgeon’s writings.  While searching for more of his material, I recently came across his Farm Sermons.  If you’ve never read them, may I urge you to do so!  And before you ...

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