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Welcome to the first annual Ultimate Homeschool Book Giveaway hosted by Blessed Beyond a Doubt who posts homeschool printables, encouragement, and resources for the homeschool family.

There are over 10+ homeschool bloggers who are cohosting this FUN giveaway. Each blogger is sharing their favorite homeschool read that has blessed their family over the years.

And one blessed reader will win all (11) of the homeschool books.

Raising a Modern-Day Knight review:

What Does It Mean To Be A Man?

That is the question on the back of this book. I think our world has lost touch with what Biblical manhood looks like.

It goes on to say, “The medieval custom of knighthood offers a unique approach to shaping a boy into a man. In those days, lads were trained from an early age, being equipped with a masculine vision, a code of conduct, and a cause in which to invest their lives. Ceremonies were held in their homes, celebrating the boys’ progress. Objectives were set, goals achieved, and along the way, these boys became men.”

Biblical men don’t just happen. They need to be taught and trained, guided and led, through the pitfalls that would claim them for this world.

You need a plan, and that’s what this book gives you.

Chapter titles include:

Manhood: Don’t let your son leave home without it

A vision for manhood

A code of conduct

The power of ceremony

Knighthood and the community of men

There is something about knighthood that draws a boy to be more than he is. I remember when our children were younger and we were using this book. Our daughters caught on to the hierarchy involved in becoming a knight and took their younger brother in hand, helping him to reach the next level, working on his skills as a squire with him so he could become a knight.

I remember the ceremony we had when he left childhood behind and became a man. We were in AZ where his grandfather lived so we invited him to write a letter to Eric, as his Dad had, telling him how he had seen him growing into a man.  We all cried as father and grandfather read these heart felt letters. We would not soon forget that Eric was no longer a child.

We can’t wait until they are in their teens to start training them. We need to start as early as possible to give them a vision of Biblical manhood.

I recently heard about a mom who was using the words hero and villain with her young son. He wanted to be a hero so she encouraged him to help his sisters, to “rescue” them when they had problems. But when he was not being nice to them she would ask him are you being a hero or a villain, and downcast he would reply, “A villain.”

Our little boys want to be heroes, knights, it’s built into them to provide and protect. Yes, it can get messy, but we need to encourage them in their boyish ways and accept their awkward practice of manliness. We need to encourage them to become all that the Lord wants them to be, and this book will help you do just that.

Be sure to visit all the FUN homeschool cohosts to read about their favorite books that have inspired them in their homeschool journey.

We will be picking (1) random winner on October 5th at 12a. Winner will be contacted via email and must respond within 48 hours or another winner will be chosen. All entries will be verified.


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