I'm not going to bother much with a recap of the year. You know most of it by now anyway. I made new friends. I lost old friends. I made even more new friends. I cried. I laughed. I learned a lot from God and my school. In the end, here I am still alive,… Continue reading Welcome to 2018
One of the things I enjoy doing is reading back through old journals of mine. Sometimes I laugh at them just because I can be an idiot sometimes, and sometimes I cry at them because God uses previous things He has said to me or I have said to me to speak to me. I… Continue reading Wisdom from Freshman me.
There are so many books I want to read over break, but I must pick and choose. As you have seen, I have finished two books (one of which was not on my TBR list). Both books were really good and I really enjoyed them. I am still reading Celebration of Discipline and Water for Elephants. Actually, I… Continue reading Current Reads
Before I type anything to make a new blog post, WordPress tells me, "Share your story here...." My story about the last two weeks is long and really isn't worth sharing. There is probably a lot I could tell you, but rather I am going to leave you with a short encouraging note. Do you… Continue reading Trust is an ongoeing decision.
Avoid imprecise diction. FOR EXAMPLE: Rust-free except for some rust on the passenger door.
I mentioned this in a previous post, but now I want to breifly expand on it. Bullet Journaling is keeping an organized planner with various spreads of your own design. It does require a little creativity, but you don't need to be good at drawing or anything at all. I find it fun because it… Continue reading Bullet Journaling
1. "It was a time where when people talked about one another." 'Time' is not a place. It cannot be a 'where' it must be a 'when.' 2. "It's a situation where in which no solution seems possible." For this second example, 'where' is a little more acceptable, but for it to be absolutely correct 'in which' is… Continue reading Quick Tip 8
"Piece of dialogue." He said. ** Okay, honestly, if you do this in your writing, don't. Just stop. For your sake as a writer and for all of your readers, avoid it. The correct way to write that sentence is: "Piece of dialogue," he said. Replace your period inside the quotations with a comma and… Continue reading Quick Tip 7
Use "who" not "that" when referring to people. Ex: He's the type of student who studies even when he's in the shower.
I'm not gonna lie. I began the summer stressed out expecting terrible things to happen. I had a very limited perspective and low expectations for a happy summer. Because of this, all I saw were negative things and was constantly snippy. I acted immature and irrational about a lot of things. Sometimes these emotions were… Continue reading End of Summer pt. 2