You don't need to hear more statistics or listen to a lecture about the perils of Internet use to know that social media is not the best thing to invest your time in. Yet, billions of people are attached to internet services in a way that borderlines on addiction. Many people sleep with their phones underneath their … Continue reading Why I Quit Social Media
Merry Christmas, friends. It's almost difficult for me to believe that we are all here again. Another year has passed by. Freezing, snowing, hibernation... thawing, rebirth, warmth... heat, growth, sunlight... death, cold, migration. And then, back to snow. This earth has come to the end of yet another cycle around the sun, in God's Solar … Continue reading Christmas Thoughts
Many of you may remember the writing contest I talked about a bit ago. You may also remember the supposed announcement containing winners of said writing contest would be August 21st. Well, I messed up. With everything else going on this Summer, I completely forgot about it in the week prior. I am sorry to … Continue reading Whoops
This is a quick announcement to let you all know that the writing contest deadline is approaching (July 21st!), and I need more entries! Please send in anything (from twenty-one words to 2,100 words) you've written! Prose, poetry, nonfiction, it doesn't matter. For a rule-refresher, just head to the original post. Also, if you're interested in judging, please … Continue reading The Writing Contest Deadline is Approaching!
I am publishing a novel. It's called The Fantastical Journey of Gavryn Wickert, and it's about a boy who finds himself in another world and must take part in a battle against a cruel Queen's dictatorship. As adventurous as that sounds, it's really more about his internal battle and the relationships he builds. I finished it at 2:02 … Continue reading An Update on My Novel
Hello! So, to be clear, as I write this, the day is February 21st, 2017. You should be reading this on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017, or a day or two after. Anyhow: I just thought it would be neat to have this go out to all of you while I'm there so you can pray … Continue reading I’m in Germany! Here’s how you can pray for me.
The reader base of this blog is quite varied. Most people (I assume) know me in 'real life', but many of you just stumbled upon a post somehow or follow me on Instagram. However you found this, I'm glad you did, and I appreciate your readership immensely. Writing blog posts wouldn't be fun if I … Continue reading Here’s How You Can Help Grow this Blog
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 … Continue reading life today//installment one: school, work, faith, reading
Hello, my friends. I feel like every other day, I'm telling you about a social media you can find me on. This time, it's a reading website that I'm sure most of you have heard of. It's called "Goodreads," and you can go straight to their website here. On this wonderfully bookish social media, you … Continue reading goodreads
hello! i'm making some business cards and i wanted to get your opinion on it. just click here and choose which one you like the best of the three designs i created! thanks for your help! (photos from unsplash.com, the most beautiful free photo site in the galaxy) UPDATE - i printed them! i chose … Continue reading i’m making business cards – which design do you like better?