Pam Thorson

Pioneer Files: Notes from a Homeschooling Veteran

This is a marathon, not a sprint. Prepare for the distance.

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Pioneer Files: Notes from a Homeschooling Veteran

Living things do not bear fruit until they are mature.

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Pioneer Files: Notes from a Homeschooling Veteran

A man who lives without honor will not gain by education.

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Unstoppable: Jim and Juanita Soyk

                                A good name is to be more desired than great wealth ~Psalms 22:1 (NASB)   It’s Sunday afternoon, and our son’s dog is dancing in the kitchen because two of her favorite people are rolling up to our door. […]

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Living the Impossible

Impossible. That’s what they told us. Oh, they used different words at different hospitals, but they all said the same thing. After Kevin’s devastating spinal cord injury sustained in a fall, his situation seemed hopeless. He lay paralyzed from the neck down and kept alive by a ventilator. He was first taken to the local […]

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Charlie Gard: The Conscience of a Nation

He lies in a hospital room, his little eyes mostly closed. Although he is nearly a year old, he seems so small. Like millions of others, I only know Charlie because his picture and story have been in the news recently. The first thing that catches my eye in his pictures isn’t the tubes attached […]

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Living Threads

My bones were not hidden from you when I was being made in secret, when I was being skillfully woven in an underground workshop  -Psalm 139:15 (GOD’S WORD Translation) You’re Complicated. You probably guessed that. You may have even been told that a few times by a frustrated friend, co-worker, or family member. You may […]

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The House That Grace Built

It was on July 11th of 1997 that our world changed forever. It was nineteen years ago this month that our son Kevin broke his neck in a fall and sustained a devastating spinal cord injury. It’s one of those anniversaries that are bittersweet. So much is so good in our lives. And yet, the […]

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Every Life Matters: What One “Useless Life” Taught Me

  She lay against the stark white sheets of the gurney, her face gray and her hands bent awkwardly inward in the characteristic manner of the disabled. A series of strokes had long-silenced her lilting Southern twang, and she communicated much as an infant, her cries and grunts only distinguishable to the initiated. At the […]

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Every Life Matters: The Gift of Existence

It would have been so much easier to die. Nearly nineteen years ago, our son lay paralyzed in the grass of a church lawn in Canada. He was practicing backflips with a friend when he missed a rotation, fell on his head, and broke his neck nearly at his skull. As a friend ran for […]

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