Books

Happy Tolkien Reading Day!

Happy Tolkien Reading Day! Since many people won't have time to read an entire Tolkien book today, I've decided to share a poem, so all of you are covered! This poem is from The Lord of the Rings and, in the book, was written by Bilbo about Aragorn. "All that is gold does not glitter, Not… Continue reading Happy Tolkien Reading Day!

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Poetry Corner

Poetry Corner: Daffodils

With springtime now alive and well, as I discussed last week, I've been decorating my house with flowers, since I don't have a garden to plant them in (yet). Last week, I bought two succulents, and today I walked out of Wal-Mart with some pink flowers and a pot to plant them in. To celebrate… Continue reading Poetry Corner: Daffodils

Books · Christian Life · Wise Words Series

Wise Words #4: On Loneliness

Last week, I recommended a book by Elisabeth Elliot called Passion and Purity. Today, as part of my "Wise Words" series, I would like to share an excerpt from that book about the topic of loneliness and how to deal with it in a godly way. Let's dive right in... "Be still and know that He is God. When… Continue reading Wise Words #4: On Loneliness

Christian Life · Holidays

Resources for Christian Singles on Valentine’s Day

Usually, I try to stay positive on Valentine’s Day. I've written about bubbly love songs and Lord of the Rings Valentine's cards (see below), and I usually stick to happy topics like this  out of defiance because no one else seems to enjoy Valentine’s Day, not even couples. This year, however, I am going to come clean--admit… Continue reading Resources for Christian Singles on Valentine’s Day

Books · Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Books I Love…but Can’t Remember

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, and this week's theme was marvelously easy for me: Books I Really Liked but Can’t Remember Anything/Much About. It seems like some of the best books I have read were during middle school or high school. That was a long time ago. Most of what I… Continue reading Top Ten Books I Love…but Can’t Remember

Books

The Best Time of the Year: Choosing Book Challenges

With Christmas already passed and the new year settling in, there is now something else to look forward to: Creating and/or picking out a book challenge for the year. I'm sure some of you avid readers have already done this. And so did I, on the very first day of the year, but now I'd… Continue reading The Best Time of the Year: Choosing Book Challenges

Poetry Corner

Poetry Corner: To the Passing of the Year

It's funny what you might find hidden on the shelf at the library. During the first few weeks at my new job, while perusing the literature section, I spotted an old poetry book, which probably hadn't been checked out for a long while. After glimpsing through a few of the poems, I found that I… Continue reading Poetry Corner: To the Passing of the Year