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

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Christian Life · Holidays · Poetry Corner

Poetry Corner: What Christmas is All About

Happy December and Merry Christmas! It's only just beginning to sink in that Christmas is around the corner. Now that my Christmas break is here, I'm trying to watch all the Christmas movies I can and listen to as much Christmas music as possible in hopes that it will begin to feel like December before… Continue reading Poetry Corner: What Christmas is All About

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The Dangerous Side Effects of Overthinking

Overthinking is my talent. I'm a natural. If you ever need someone to overthink a situation, call me up and I'll get the job done. But seriously. The same qualities that contribute to my vivid imagination and ability to notice small details also cause me to overthink...overly. Having lived with this quality for over a… Continue reading The Dangerous Side Effects of Overthinking

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Wise Words #2: Living in the Now

Stress. This last summer has been a whirlwind of ups and downs entirely built on stressful circumstances. At least, that’s how I’ve felt. A few weeks ago, I completed my MLIS degree—thank goodness—officially ending my school career. No matter what anyone says, I vow that I will never get my Ph.D. Of course, I said… Continue reading Wise Words #2: Living in the Now

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Wise Words #1: Removing Myself, Inserting God

Though homework is calling out to me, wanting to be completed as soon as possible, I am intentionally stifling the cry in order to write this blog post. Believe me, doing homework is an easy thing to delay--though sometimes not wise. But don't worry, I still have plenty of time to focus on school in… Continue reading Wise Words #1: Removing Myself, Inserting God

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Debra Fileta’s “5 Things to Do While You Wait on God”

Over the past month, my blogging life has pretty much died--not completely, just mostly. I'm sure anyone keeping up with my blog has wondered if I've dropped off the face of the earth. And I have, partially. With the end of the spring semester, I'm not all here. I think the writing part of my… Continue reading Debra Fileta’s “5 Things to Do While You Wait on God”