Keeping Your Balance on the Homeschool Tightrope

Did you watch Nik Wallenda set two new world records last weekend while walking an inclined tightrope between Chicago skyscrapers, and then walking another tightrope blindfolded?

It was amazing, and it reminded me of the time I breathlessly watched Wallenda cross the Grand Canyon on a two-inch wire, 1,500 feet above the ground.

I’m not normally a fan of daredevil acts, but I was mesmerized by Wallenda’s skill and utter focus as he followed his dream. He trained thoroughly, made frequent adjustments to keep his balance, listened to his father through a live feed in his ear, and prayed all the way across the wire. It was terrifying, but inspiring.

Homeschooling is a lot like tightrope walking. It takes fearlessness, faith, focus, fellowship, and flexibility.

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