The following is adapted from a scholarship essay I wrote on the prompt of "What are you average at and how does the Lake Wobegon Effect (a natural tendency to overestimate one's capabilities and see oneself as better than others. Research psychologists refer to this tendency as self-enhancement bias and have found evidence for its … Continue reading Music. A Scholarship Essay
Have you ever texted God? You know, when you send up a quick prayer in the middle of something else, like you'd text a friend. "Hey, God, I can't find my keys and we have to leave in 5 minutes. Please give me clarity!!" "God, You are so good!! Thank you!!" "How do I reach … Continue reading Are You Texting God?
Disclaimer: This will be my last post for a while, as I'll be working at Camp Gilead again from the end of May until mid-July. Hey guys! I was nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award by three lovely blogger-friends in less than a month, so I suppose that I should actually do it, haha. But … Continue reading Tri-Mystery Area!
TOPIC: Benefits of Femininity vs #metoo
It always feels good to receive good things, doesn't it? Help with some hard things, hugs, money, wise counsel, birthday presents, etc. are all exciting things to get. But have you ever experienced the joy of giving those things? Giving someone money isn't always the easiest thing financially, but seeing their joy when they are able … Continue reading Giving vs Getting
That's a really cliche clickbaity title, but it was going to accurate. I was going to write a post about how I grew this year and what I learned, but then Mrs. Dawnlizjones wrote this post on INSPIRATION with an ATTITUDE, and I realized that her main theme was going to be my main point! … Continue reading What I Learned In 2017
I am not a sports person. I run 20 feet and my chest is on fire and I'm sore for the next day. So, Paul's admonition to Timothy on physical vs spiritual training never has had much meaning to me. Of course I'm going to read my Bible more than train for sports! I … Continue reading Physical Training