A Whole Way
by Michael Pearl
The number of homeschoolers is rapidly increasing. Homeschooling is not just an alternative educational procedure; it is one of many expressions of a whole way of life. It is the result of loving parents putting on the brakes and saying *NO* to this stampeding system of child-trampling new Agers. A system that is inherently faulty from the start has now been shanghaied by the twisted minds of the morally ill. Homeschooling families are determined not to be devoured and digested, becoming part of the feces of this carnivorous monster called public education.
As homeschooling parents, you have taken charge of your life with intentions of giving God His rightful place in training your children. To teach biology in an environment that denies the Author of life is like eating an egg while denying the chicken. Such a process is stupefying - degrading to the intellect. To teach history apart from God is to praise the sculpture and deny the sculptor. To learn science and mathematics apart from the omnipotent God is to throw out the computer and do your computations with a roulette wheel. To teach children to read and then outlaw the reading of the only book written by God called The Word is like giving a blind man sight and then outlawing seeing.
The public school expelled God from the classroom, but when their immorality became a threat to personal satisfaction, as well as personal safety, they started talking about values. They will not get their values back any more than a man will get fruit from a tree he has severed from its roots.
We are not rebels. Quite the opposite. We are just a minority who refuse to join a rebellion against God and the truth. We are taking our children to the tree of life growing beside the fountain of knowledge to be refreshed by the Author of Life. We will not stoop for anything less. We will not compromise. We will not allow state testing to dictate our curriculum. They have made their position on God and morality clear. We are making our position clear. We will not attend their party, dance to their tune or employ their fiddler.