“It’s because they don’t allow God there anymore.” It is argued that over the past 55 years since Bible study and prayer time was removed from public schools that illegal drug use, out-of-wedlock child births, and juvenile crime have all increased while behavior and academic achievement have both worsened. Without the “moral fiber” foundation of … Continue reading The Bible as Literature
The budding beginning of Spring is an enchanting time of year. As the weather starts to warm slightly, birds sing more and flowers bloom out loud. Even bumble bees are a nice addition to the aesthetic of Spring, so long as they keep their distance, of course. Now, not to be Debbie Downer, but I … Continue reading Spring Colds…
A few pictures from the trip!
The hardest part of writing is writing. Taking the time and actually sitting down to write. For me, the seconds before I start conjuring the words from my mind to the paper are the most infuriating. I have to fight with and against myself. I don’t have time for this right now, I’ll say, This … Continue reading Of humble beginnings…and middles (or whatever stage I am currently at)
I tend to daydream often when things are feeling quite right. Sometimes my dreams are fond memories, sometimes they are imaginative plotlines. Either way, these wide-awake dreams help me escape from a moment that I would rather not experience. Is it healthy? I’m not sure. Mindfulness and presence are important, sure, but so it sanity, … Continue reading Now
In 24 hours, I will be awaiting my time to board my first flight. Fear, for me, is inevitable with every new adventure I embark on, but my fear with this one is mostly in the fact that this is just not something I "do." Thus far, all of my dreams and aspirations have played … Continue reading Learning to Fly…
"A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there." Unknown It's perfectly respectable to avoid uncomfortable things. After all, no one wants to experience unpleasant feelings and situations. Personally, I've spent the majority of my life thus far strategically plotting my way around and out of experiences that might threaten the … Continue reading Comfort Zones