Tiredness Culture: What it is and How You Can Fight It

You probably heard someone say that they were tired today. Or maybe you told someone you were tired today. The reason this is so easy to predict is because people are constantly letting everyone know how tired they are. This is what I call Tiredness Culture. And (not to blame teens for everything) young people are even more prone […]

Quite Conversational: 7th Day Adventists

It was a quiet, calm, slow Summer Sunday evening. I hopped on my bike and rode for maybe ten minutes, going to a place I often went to think and pray and hope. It was a forest trail; a long, winding, rising and falling path that welcomed the thoughtful soul. Birds chattered in the earlier […]

How to Read All the Books On Your To-Be-Read List

If you are a reader or you want to consider yourself a reader (like me) then you probably have a long list of books on your TBR (To Be Read list – it’s a bookworm thing). Here’s how you can get through that humongous list before you die of old age. 1. Take some books […]

A Wind in the Door by Madeleine L’Engle – a review

A few years ago, I watched a movie with my family that made all of us think “why did we waste two hours watching that?” You would think that, after an experience like this, I wouldn’t think of reading the book that inspired the movie. But… something in me decided to pick it up when I […]

life today//installment one: school, work, faith, reading

It’s been a bit since I talked about life and everything. If you know me in real life or you follow me on enough social medias, you probably already know some of this stuff already. But I decided to share here anyway, mostly just to give me a chance to think through everything. Here’s what’s […]

A Fun Resource for Your 2017

Now and then, I read a blog (and listen to the blogger’s podcast) called ModernMrsDarcy.com. I’m sure I wouldn’t agree with many (if not most) of her political views, but I enjoy hearing about books and reading, and she doesn’t talk about politics too much. 😉 This year, she came out with two reading lists […]

do you know who your representatives are?

The other day, my writing teacher asked the class “do you know who your representatives are?” I was instantly ashamed of myself, because I love politics and I obviously care about the issues, but I didn’t know any of their names or even parties. (Except the governor. I knew he was a liberal Republican.) So […]