I'm beginning to get the hang of this whole "living on campus" thing. It was a doozy there for a bit; but I've settled into this new time in my life. And if I'm being really honest, I like this new sense of determination I have, and this new drive to become a true functioning…Read more Collection of Beautiful Things VI
Hey guys, I'm conducting another study! This time, it's inspired by a "Religion" class I'm taking. This particular class is addressing the religious literacy of America, and the textbook makes some interesting claims and insights. So, I thought I'd investigate a bit. If you are interested, here is the link: Religious Literacy. Because I am…Read more Religious Literacy
I know from that title alone, this post will garner attention. This won't be a radically political, or overly opinionated post, I promise. But it may get emotional, and in terms of these topics, politics and opinions, and emotions go hand in hand. One of my classes this semester has already created some powerful thoughts…Read more Little Thoughts: Race and Politics
Here we go, finally! I didn't read nearly as much this summer as I would have liked. (I spent much of the time reading a heavy non-fiction book, which I still haven't finished.). I read a few really good books this summer, and it's sad to say, but I forgot how wonderful it is to actually…Read more Summer Books
I've been struggling with whether or not I wanted to write this post. But I'm going to be vulnerable with you. I moved into my new college last Saturday. I moved in early because band camp was slated for the few days before Freshman Orientation. My brother, who is a freshman, moved into the same college…Read more Vulnerability.
Thank you for not dressing to reveal yourself to the world. My boyfriend said this to me yesterday. We were at a local amusement park for the day, and in front of us in line, was a young-ish girl (maybe 16 or 17) wearing a shirt that revealed her entire bra. I was actually rather taken back by…Read more Little Thoughts: Acknowledging Modesty
*Recently, I've found that I have a lot of topics for posts, but very little material to expand on them. So I figured, at least for now, I would create a little series where I just put these "little thoughts" out into the world., rough cut and short.* Pray in public. Pray when you go…Read more Little thoughts: Pray in Public