showcased flawed people, when history was
really about perfect truth, limitless power,
and redemptive love, the very hallmarks of
the Initiator-Lord of it all?!
Once “History” became a Technicolor
parade, full of the dramatic unveiling of the
Lord and His truths over time, my boys lit
up. I could hardly hold them back! It was a
thrilling journey for me also. Together, relationally, we dove in deep, seeing what the
Lord had initiated and how humans have
reacted over time—either embracing and
harnessing, or rebelling and trying to re-create in their own lower image—and how
this has either blessed or blasted mankind.
This is true drama, the colorful “context”
for the mere minutiae of history. This scintillating and strong framework—for seeing
the details in light of their much more important proof of endless truth—was electrifying. In the next column, we can unpack
Michelle Howard Miller is a veteran home
educator, author, columnist, speaker, consul-
tant, and librarian who operates “living books”
libraries in Michigan and Florida, including
the first-known of its type. She wrote the deep,
award-winning, literature-based curriculum
—TruthQuest History—to probe history
for spiritual truth. Michelle offers home-ed
consultations and personalized book
recommendations to families (and schools),
and consults for a foundation on living books.
Michelle graduated summa cum laude from
the University of Alabama, has long served
in local churches and educational groups,
and now has seven cute grandsons!