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Proverbs 22:6-7
Direct your children onto the right path,
      and when they are older, they will not leave it.
Just as the rich rule the poor,
      so the borrower is servant to the lender.

That works for math, among other things…

I was lost in the middle of “the math” with my son the other night, and while I remain unclear as to whether it was new math or old, it was hard nonetheless. So aside from helping check homework, maybe I should be teaching him a few lines from Jabez’s song (as sung by Mercy Me) as well when it comes to the acquisition of deeper analytical skills (and progressing on to high school):

Bless me indeed
Open wide my horizons to share your name
Bless me indeed
Let your hand keep me
from harm and pain
Bless me


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