Miscellaneous

Dreams: The Escape to Insanity

Dreams...what an appropriately spooky topic for the month of Halloween. Or has no one else had a nightmare? Nightmares aren't as common for me as they used to be when I was a child, though I did recently have a dream that I was being chased by the weeping angels from "Doctor Who." Terrifying. There's… Continue reading Dreams: The Escape to Insanity

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Christian Life · Wise Words Series

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

Christian Life · Wise Words Series

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

Books

Even MORE Reasons to Like Samwise Gamgee

Every time I read The Lord of the Rings, I find more literary treasures to enjoy, hidden within the prose, the setting, and the characters. When I reread the series this past January, I particularly noticed qualities in the loyal hobbit Samwise Gamgee which made me like him even more than I already had. If you've read… Continue reading Even MORE Reasons to Like Samwise Gamgee

Books

Reading, Re-Reading, and a bit of Narnia

I can hardly believe it's been over two weeks since my last blog post, and that I haven't even logged into my WordPress account during those two weeks. It's sad, really. I blame it on school and the horrible paper which is due tonight but which I turned in yesterday (praise the Lord!). I've thought… Continue reading Reading, Re-Reading, and a bit of Narnia