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Motherly Wisdom from “Little Women”

Looking forward to the new Masterpiece version of Little Women airing tonight, my plan over the last couple of weeks has been to read the book. Considering that the '90s version with Winona Ryder is one of my favorites, it's hard to believe I've waited 'til now to read the book. Sadly, that's the case with many… Continue reading Motherly Wisdom from “Little Women”

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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 · 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

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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