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Plotting a Course for the Future

PLOTTING A COURSE

Plotting a course for life after high school can be a daunting task. Although some people know from an early age exactly what they “want to be when they grow up,” that seems to be the exception, rather than the rule.

Many people drift into adulthood with no clear target. Others have a target — but aim too low. For instance, when I was in high school, my dad offered me this advice:

Learn how to type and you’ll never go hungry.

Learn how to type and you'll never go hungry!He gave that advice back in the 70s, in the days when IBM Selectric typewriters were cutting-edge technology — way before voice recognition had been invented. (Do you remember those days?)

Back then, if you wanted to see your words in print, first someone had to type them. Things have changed just a bit since then….

TO READ MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM WE’RE USING TO HELP MY SONS PLOT A COURSE FOR LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL, CLICK HERE. 

Written by Stacy Farrell

Stacy Farrell

Stacy Farrell fell in love with Jesus in 1991. She has homeschooled her two sons for more than ten years with the support of her husband of more than 20 years. She cares deeply about helping students cultivate and defend a biblical worldview. To that end, she founded Home School Adventure Co. and created Philosophy Adventure, The Wise Woman with Literary Analysis Journal Questions, Philippians in 28 Weeks, the Mere Christianity Critical Analysis Journal, Creative Freewriting Adventure, I’d Rather Be Your Mommy, and Celebrating Manhood. You can learn more about her at http://homeschooladventure.com

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