You may have been wondering, What is Shae up to? She’s been very inactive on the blogosphere lately. Well, I have been extremely busy! I miss interacting with you guys more, but I’ve got different priorities that I did when I started my first blog at twelve years old. Now I have junk like work […]Read More My Tips on Applying for Scholarships
Hello! I’m Miss Potter, Shae’s cat. I think it’s high time you guys learned a little more about my fascinating life, so I had Shae take some pictures to show you what a day in my life is like! We begin when Shae’s alarm goes off. I watch her get ready for the day. I […]Read More A Day in Miss Potter’s Life
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
My birthday is July 23, and I’ll be 16 years old! Last Saturday, we celebrated my birthday party because that worked best with our schedule. I picked out a fresh, flavorful meal that we really enjoyed! Here, I’ll share with you all the recipes we used. We did adapt some of them, so these aren’t […]Read More My Birthday Party Menu
Isn’t it wonderful to have friends who truly understand you? I found that out last week, when some friends of ours, a missionary family, came to visit us for a couple of days. Their parents went to the same college as my parents did, and they have kids almost the exact same age as all […]Read More Be Comforted Together
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
For my second year of creative writing in 4-H, I wrote a poem to present at the fair. I’ve agonized over these words for quite some time. 🙂 Now, the time has come to share it with you guys! After you read the poem, I would so appreciate it if you would comment and answer […]Read More What Do You Think of my Poem?