As I read various books seeking truth and exploring my faith, it has occurred to me that I have neglected THE BOOK. Although I have participated in bible studies, Mother's groups, and been to many a Mass, I have yet to read THE WHOLE ENTIRE BIBLE. I am embarrassed that I haven't ever tried or even thought much about it.
How can I in good conscience homeschool my kids, with our focus being on knowing, loving, and serving our Lord, without actually trying to know Him more intimately through scripture? Don and I had an "after bedtime" talk last night, and decided that this should be a priority for our family. Our goal is to try and read through the bible with the kids in the next 18 months. Sadly, we don't even have a good stash of bibles. This morning, I, being a frugal freak, scoured through websites looking for affordable Catholic study bibles to use. I found www.thriftbooks.com and ordered 8 Catholic bibles, 5 study bibles, 2 children's bibles, and 1 baby board book bible for Charlie, all for less than $30. Since I saved so much on our bibles, I also purchased bible covers for 6 of the bibles. I am so excited to begin.....I know there will be MANY challenges, but His Grace is enough. Those of you who have read the bible or in the process, is 18 months a reasonable time frame?? Any tips or suggestions??