My January Reads

One of the goals from my 10x10 for 2016 was to complete 12 books this year. I knocked out three times my goal this month, largely due to a slow period of homework (and the gift of audiobooks). I read a lot of what would traditionally be called "self-help" books, but I greatly enjoyed all …

VIDEO: Academic Planning in your Bullet Journal

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An Aspiring Literatus: Seven Words I Learned in 2015

The best nuggets of erudite wisdom I received from my time in community college were simple, honest, and spoken by my talented English teacher, Mr. Hoppe: “Never write anything you wouldn’t want to read yourself.” “Always look up unfamiliar words as you come across them, otherwise your reading will be in vain.” (Paraphrased) His promulgations are …

I Could Be In Church Right Now

I heard a man in Bible class lament that young people these days use any excuse to skip worship. He said, "Look at all these elderly people who are in constant pain and they make the effort to be here every time the doors open and these young folk stay home because they have a …

Morning Devotional from Haggai

I spent my morning pondering Haggai, one of the minor prophets near the end of the Old Testament. I took some lessons to let myself steep in, four of which I will share with you. 1. Consider your ways Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'This people says, "The time has not come, the time …

Don’t Make 100 Goals

If you’re familiar with my blog, you might remember the ten posts I made during the first ten days of the new year (2016), each containing a distinct area of life with ten goals, for a whopping total of 100 goals. I’ve gotten some mixed feedback on these posts and that’s okay. Some people found …