This is a more serious post than usual for this blog, but it is part of my “days.” 🙂 I wrote this essay for school, and my mom (who is also my teacher) helped me edit it after I turned it in. It’s about the existence of evil and free will. Let me know what […]Read More Why Do We Have Free Will?
I’m very grateful for the opportunity to work and save money for my future. My jobs, cleaning buses and teaching a fitness class, have helped me gain not only money, but also practical life experience! I’d like to share with you three lessons I’ve learned from my jobs. Sometimes, even good people can be hard […]Read More Three Things I’ve Learned from My Jobs
Lately, I’ve been writing scholarship essays. Fun stuff, right? 😉 Well, I though you guys might find this one interesting. The question was, “What is the importance of civic engagement and service learning?” “Civic engagement” and “service learning” are good practices in themselves, but they seem to be associated with progressive education and possibly socialism. […]Read More An Interesting Essay
Last week, I talked to a missionary couple that my family is good friends with. If you didn’t know, I want to be a missionary, and I believe that is God’s calling for my life. These missionaries have been on the field for years, and I trust their advice, so I asked them to do […]Read More I’m Not Ready
I don’t know about you, but I don’t always feel like I have that Christian joy I’m supposed to have. Sometimes I can feel too busy or too tired to be joyful. But what is joy, really? Happiness is untested delight. Joy is delight tested. – Jack Hyles Although the fig tree shall not blossom, […]Read More Quotes about Joy to Uplift You
God is such a good God – I think if we just lived as he intended for us to live, we wouldn’t suffer many of the physical and mental problems that we experience. Science has proven that things God provided naturally have many health benefits. However, in our modern world, sometimes we miss out on […]Read More God’s Remedies
I am blessed to have many wonderful Christmas memories. One memory is of being at my church during a candlelight service with everyone holding candles and singing about the real story of Christmas. It was so lovely and peaceful. I also remember receiving touching notes from both my parents at Christmas. You guys are awesome. […]Read More What Is Your Favorite Christmas Memory?
I was able to buy a new macro lens! For my birthday, I received money toward a lens. After some research, I decided on a Canon EF 100mm F/2.8. I scoured eBay for a long time to find an affordable one, and I finally did! I am so thankful to have gotten it, and it […]Read More Macro Succulents
I love listening to music. I’ll listen to a song I like until every nuance, beat, and measure is permanently embedded into my memory. There is only one problem with that – after hearing a song a few times, I may stop listening intently to the words, thus ignoring the meaning. The meaning of a […]Read More Powerful Songs I’ve Found Lately
On Tuesday, I got my first job! The business was only the second one I’ve ever even sent my resume to. Praise God I found a job so quickly! What an answer to prayer! I’ll be working for a small company that does bus tours and charter bus rides. They needed someone to help with […]Read More My First Job