This Christmas has been the most relaxing, joyful Christmas I have experienced in a long time. There was a lot of love, a lot of family, and a lot of laughter. I got to see my Sister-in-law, and my young cousins. The food was amazing. I'll admit that despite my gluten allergy I did eat… Continue reading ‘Tis the Season–to rest
I have just about everything to tell you. I went to a wedding a month ago. My brother's wedding. It was beautiful. I have a new sister now. I love her. I love them. Everyone is in love. It's great. Believe it or not, my life is a lot more organized than it used to… Continue reading Everything has happened. Be prepared for a slew of random thoughts.
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
Penuel is the name of the floor I live on in my dorm. It is also the name of the mountain where Jacob wrestled with God. The name Penuel means "Face of God." Jacob named the mountain that because it is where he saw the face of God and was spared. Why do I mention… Continue reading Penuel
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 came to college expecting so much, and I am still expecting so much. I am expecting God to move powerfully. This first week, however, was like fighting Goliath. On Thursday, last week, classes began, and my thought was, "What could possibly happen in the first week?" Let me tell you, apparently everything can happen… Continue reading My Life ft. My Stupidity
My tent is collapsing and I'm not moving. It's windy, I'm cold, but I will not sit in the sun. If I never post again, it's because I died from a collapsed canopy. (What a way to go.) *** Update: we took the tent down. I'm in the sun. As the title promises, Current Reads.… Continue reading Current Reads and Random Stuff
Just like the title, this weekend was a roller coaster. Nothing was altogether easy, but in away, I believe everything that happened was necessary. It all go me thinking about a lot of things I needed to encounter, and it provoked a much needed conversation between me and Little Sister. For starters, yesterday I went… Continue reading Pity Parties, Quality Time, and Explosives.
Beach Day with Mother and Little Sister. The only acceptable ice cream to have before a nice freezing swim. Time to kick those shoes off, and get wet and dirty. After swimming and getting cold, it's nice to sit back and watch the sunset. Just look at how beautiful that is. Everything was absolutely gorgeous… Continue reading Picture Time