The RUF Summer Bible Study has been going through the book of Ruth. In last Sunday’s discussion, we were talking about how to love other people well. I do not love other people well at all. I really don’t. The entire evening was basically a slap in the face for me, because it’s something I… Continue reading Seeking to Love Others Well–the Struggle is Real
I’ve been reading Alfred, Lord Tennyson for my British Literature class. He’s a marvelous poet–if you haven’t read any of his work, you should try it. His poetry is beautiful. He has a marvelous way with words. Anyways, as I was reading his In Memoriam for my class on Monday, I was struck by the… Continue reading Tennyson, Grief, and Hope
“to the timid and hesitating, everything is impossible because it seems so.”—Sir Walter Scott As I was studying for my British Literature take home test over the weekend, I found this quote in my notes. I immediately proceeded to send it to my friend, and we both marveled at how it punched us in the… Continue reading Anxiety, Scott, and Aslan.
It seems that there’s been a centuries-long argument on whether we, as Christians especially, should read books (or watch movies, as it may be) that have content that contradicts our beliefs or worldviews. A lot of people would see a book or film that doesn’t align with their worldview and would rebel against it, even… Continue reading Should We Read Books (or Watch Movies) That Don’t Align with Our Worldview?
So I was watching The Fellowship of the Ring last night, and I realized something: I’m ridiculously defensive of Boromir as a character. I really am. It’s almost stupid how quick I am to defend his character. But there’s a reason for that. So many people mindlessly despise Boromir’s character and I think that’s absolutely ridiculous.… Continue reading Favorite Characters Part 1: Boromir
One thing that every person is most likely afraid of is getting to the end of their life and realizing that they wasted it. I know it’s something that I’m afraid of. I hear a lot of people say that they don’t want to get to the end of their life and realize that they’ve… Continue reading Fear and a Wasted Life.
So one of my personal heroes is Lilly Singh, who if you don’t know, is a professional YouTuber. She makes YouTube videos for a living. She has her main channel, then her vlogging channel in which she basically just records herself going about her day. I love her vlogs. I love them because I, as… Continue reading Personal Heroes and Hustling Harder