Something Admirable

By Cathy Windham My husband and I witnessed something truly admirable on a recent trip to Washington, D.C. It was at the very end of our time in the nation’s capital. We arrived at Terminal A in Reagan Airport, where we saw several gates full of people standing – virtually all of the terminal within eyesight. In moments, these standing people started clapping and cheering for a special group of passengers who were exiting a plane. As far as we were able to tell, this special group of passengers were Vietnam veterans – several making a slow labored walk out …

A Classical Christian Concern for the Whole Person in the Modern World: Taking Student Mental and Emotional Health Seriously

By Dr. Seth Drown Over the past decade or more at Augustine School, we have noticed a change in student struggles. We used to have the normal behavior issues one would associate with middle school students (we didn’t have a high school then). Students might be mean to one another or disruptive or messy or lazy. We never had a lot of serious behavior problems, but there were always a few each year.  Strangely and wonderfully, as we have grown, we have noticed fewer behavior problems. It’s not that our students are sinless, of course. But by God’s grace, there …