|Hi Safe Haven Family!
We are coming into September with some threatening clouds of “covid restrictions” hanging over our heads. What a coincidence as we go into an election cycle again, and a certain group of people feel the need to “fortify” an election through mail-in ballots (thousands of them with questionable addresses and signatures!)
I see that at least one Atlanta college is already requiring masks and other things.
And at least one school district in Kentucky is closing in-person classes and moving to online classes.
Let’s unite and stand together and not comply with the powers-that-be when they try to control and manipulate the whole world. They are stealing our freedom little by little.
There are more of us than there are of them. If we all stand up and refuse to comply, they can’t arrest all of us!
This isn’t about a virus. It’s about stealing an election and seeing how far they can go, how much control we will let them have.
One man is standing in their way. So they indicted President Trump a 4th time. That means they did this:
- To accuse of wrongdoing or criticize severely. From The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
That’s the definition of indict.
It’s just an accusation and criticism.
President Trump doesn’t seem to be bothered by it. The more they “trump-up” charges against him, the more popular he becomes and the stronger he is in the polls.
Fire, Fire Everywhere
Let’s talk about the “wildfires” of Maui. If you haven’t noticed, I use quotation marks when I don’t believe things are as they say they are.
They were not caused by “climate change”.
I have seen way too many videos showing cars that are melted while the trees around them are untouched. I’ve seen eyewitnesses telling about how the police blocked the way for all of the people in cars that tried to evacuate by Front Street where they were told to go. They were lined up there with no way to escape because the police were blocking the way. I’m sure the police were “just following orders”.
The fires were probably started deliberately by directed energy weapons or by helicopters shooting fire.
There are so many questionable things about the Maui incident:
- Space Force has a base there.
- Oprah has a compound there.
- Hawaii governor is looking to “acquire land” that was destroyed.
- Media Free Zone around Maui
- No aid allowed to get in to the people
- The children were let out of school while parents were still at work
- The alarm system didn’t work
- Fire hydrants were dry
- The power lines were shut off – the ones that supposedly started all the fires
- Things that were blue were unaffected by the fires. Celebrities roofs were painted blue.
- There has been talk of turning Maui into a smart island
- Over 2000 children are missing from the Maui schools in the fire zone.
There were also out-of-control “wildfires” in Argentina; Naxos, Greece; West Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada; and all over Canada; Washington state; Louisiana; Montana; and all over the world. This is not caused by climate change.
This is how they are causing climate change:
It involves lots of complex underground machinery stationed all over the world, satellites, thousands of Chemtrail dispersing planes and lots of fire shooting helicopters.
How many coincidences before it’s mathematically impossible.
This is all happening for a reason. We as a society are being put through the fire. We are being refined by fire.
In 2020 I wrote a book about our Journey of Fire called Refined By Fire. I wrote about a period of my life when everything went wrong. It was frightening and confusing, but God was with me through the whole ordeal. He used it to change me and galvanize my faith. I would never wish it on anybody, but I’m glad I went through it. I’m glad it’s over, too!
Currently I’m in the middle of another journey of fire, but this time I’m more aware of what’s happening. I have hope, and that is holding the door open until my faith becomes sight.
One of my favorite teachers has been talking about the baptism of fire. Wanda Alger has been learning, like I did, that we have to go through a baptism of fire if we want all that God has for us. Here’s what she says:
YOUR WORDS ARE MEANT TO CARRY FIRE!
Knowledge of the enemy’s plans without the power to defeat him is useless. God is looking for a people who not only know the truth about the devil’s schemes but carry the fire of God to burn up his plans! This can only come when we each embrace the purifying fire in our own lives. We do not carry the fire until we go through it.
The fires God sends are to purify our hearts and sanctify our cause. The enemy seeks to pull us into fires of his own making, but they only serve to destroy our faith and weaken our call. Know the difference!
The Lord has been leading His people through testing fires in order to purify and prove the worth of our words. Is He God or is He not? Is He faithful to keep His promise or is He not? Is His goodness and power stronger than the fires of affliction, able to OVERTURN THE DEATH SENTENCE THE ENEMY HAS WAGED AGAINST US? These claims must surely be tested, for our declarations are meant to carry the weight of heaven with fire.
“They have lied about the LORD; they said, ‘He will do nothing! No harm will come to us; we will never see sword or famine. The prophets are but wind and the word is not in them; so let what they say be done to them.’ Therefore this is what the LORD God Almighty says: ‘Because the people have spoken these words, I will make my words in your mouth a fire and these people the wood it consumes.’” (Jeremiah 5:12-14 ESV)
Faith is being sharpened and strengthened in those who have determined to pass through the flames undeterred. The enemy would have you fear his fires and back away from the challenge. But the Lord is calling us to GO THROUGH!
“Pass through! Pass through the fires that are purifying your hearts and perfecting your declarations! Do not acquiesce to the pressure and do not conform to your adversaries. My consuming fire begins in the hearts of those who trust in My absolute rule in the affairs of men and My absolute authority over the devil’s work. YOU ARE MY VESSELS OF RIGHTEOUS JUDGMENT AGAINST THE ENEMY’S TORMENT! But it is only with fire from the altar of surrender that My authority can work through you.”
“Truth can set you free, but My fire within will annihilate your enemies! Do not yield to the fires of your foes or the fears of your flesh. That which is eternal and lasting will come through the flames as gold and burnished bronze. Those who pass through My fire will become unyielding to My enemies and fearless in the fray. Their pursuit will be holy and their words will burn with fury from My throne.”
But now thus says the Lord,
he who created you, O Jacob,
he who formed you, O Israel:
“Fear not, for I have redeemed you;
I have called you by name, you are mine.
2 When you pass through the waters, I will be with you;
and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you;
when you walk through fire you shall not be burned,
and the flame shall not consume you.
I have a channel on Telegram called “Shalom in Our Home” that is filled with posts about what is happening with our children.
https://t.me/+WutPN8F36URkMTEx – My “Shalom in our Home” channel on Telegram
I also have a channel called “Died Suddenly” with posts about athletes and other young people and healthy people who have died suddenly since the v a x rolled out.
https://t.me/+hTu6yPGZj_EyZmIx – My “Died Suddenly” Telegram channel
I thought this verse was very appropriate for the times we’re living in:
“But the end of all things is at hand; therefore be serious and watchful in your prayers. And above all things have fervent love for one another, for “love will cover a multitude of sins.” Be hospitable to one another without grumbling. As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. If anyone speaks, let him speak as the oracles of God. If anyone ministers, let him do it as with the ability which God supplies, that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom belong the glory and the dominion forever and ever. Amen.”
(1 Peter 4: 7-11)
~~~~~~~ Homeschool Corner~~~~~~~
Have you ever thought about the learning process?
John Holt has thought about it a lot. He said, “Learning is not the product of teaching. Learning is the product of the activity of learners.”
There is a difference between teaching and learning. We can lead our kids to knowledge, but we can’t make them think. That is up to them.
Self-education is really all there is. So in your homeschool, make sure that you are giving your children plenty of time to think. You may ask questions to encourage further thinking.
But give them time to think deeply about the answers to those questions.
This is a missing element in the school-style of education. The students are given all of the information that the teacher wants them to spew forth on the exam, but real learning doesn’t occur, because the time to reflect, process, and meditate is not given to the students. That process is not even addressed or encouraged in most classrooms. Students are told that they have to memorize certain facts that will be covered on the test, and then they are evaluated on how well they memorized all of those facts.
I wrote a blog post about self-education HERE.
But we can make knowledge more attractive and easily accessible by the way we set up our home and provide learning materials that are easy for them to get to.
Speaking of making it easy for our kids to learn, what about Math?
If you are struggling with finding a curriculum that you like for Math, join the club! I have tried many different curricula for Math. With the little ones, I liked to use lots of manipulatives and used real life reasons for using math.
The ones that seemed to work best for us were CTC Math and Teaching Textbooks. We are about to try Learn Math Fast, but we haven’t started yet.
If you want to do Math using living books in a more Charlotte Mason way, check out Livingmath.net.
I am in the process of publishing a new book called “Dear Struggling Homeschool Mom, I See You”. If you or someone you know is in the trenches of homeschooling, this will be a very encouraging read for them. In it, I cover very practical topics like “How Do You Get it All Done?”, “How Do I Get My Kids to Listen?”, “How Do I Get My Kids to Get Along?”, and many more. It is full of tips, advice, resources, and ideas that will make your life easier and less stressful. I also share some stories from my own homeschool journey which has lasted 27 years so far. It will be published VERY soon. I’ll let you know when it’s available!
Hope and Peace,
Penney Douglas, B. S. in Elem. Ed.
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