The internet is where you put your happy news: engagements, babies, new jobs, promotions. I’m far from the first person to write about this phenomenon – we’ve all seen viral op-eds on how Facebook is making us all depressed and how constant comparison is just about the worst thing you can do to your psyche.… Read More I got a job, being a human is tough, and other thoughts
There are a handful of pieces of the Bible that thrill me. They make me bubble over with joy and awe every time I read them. The beginning of John – “In the beginning was the Word…” When Matthew writes “All this to place to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet…” and… Read More Genesis 1 and God as Creator, Commander, & Judge
So I have these twinkle lights strung up on one of my bedroom walls and I’m obsessed with the way they throw shadows – shadows that look like utter chaos and perfect, mathematical order all at the same time. They’re my favorite part of the room. Sometimes, it’s the smallest details that make a place feel… Read More small & simple matter
Over the last year, my dear friend Krystiana has been writing lists of 21 good things because she’s 21 years old. I love just about everything she writes, but these lists are some of my favorites because 1. they remind me to look for the beautiful things in my everyday and 2. it’s fun to see… Read More twenty-two brings good things.
At the beginning of the year, I promised you all that there would be a steady stream of book reviews forthcoming. That has been less-than-accurate – I’ve only posted two so far, and one was mostly (entirely) me trying to hide how desperately I want Lauren Winner to be my best friend. Now that school is… Read More made of starstuff