As a final word of encouragement, I would like to point you to the eighth chapter of Paul's letter to the Romans. The entire chapter to me is one of the richest in all the Bible. Let me quote verses 1, 31-32, and 38-39. 'There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus. ... What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who is against us? He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how will He not also with Him freely give us all things? ... For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.'

My love to you,


PS. Learn your lines! What do I mean by this? For the last two months I've been memorizing all the verses in Revelation that are songs we will be singing to God and to the Lamb around the throne. I want to show up prepared. Join me!

Now you know why I love her so much! Now you, too, have been touched by a powerful home- school mom. And she has instructed you, too ... Learn your lines!


Editor's note: I just received an e-mail from Annette. She said, "Jean went home to be with her savior on April 22. She is no longer learning her lines, she is singing them!"

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Annette Friesen is the Home School Specialist for Peacemaker® Ministries, an international ministry committed to equipping and assisting Christians and their churches to respond to conflict biblically. Annette and Rick home schooled their three children all through their school years. Currently they are serving on the board of the Utah Christian Home School Association.

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