Prune me

    As an English major, I love analogies. They are a great way to learn and understand new concepts and ideas. What I find very interesting is all of the analogies found in the Bible. God makes many comparisons throughout His word so that our feeble little minds can understand His majesty. One that […]

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Mindfulness

Mindfulness A few months ago I challenged myself to be aware of each of my senses while I was walking to class. I listened intently as my eyes darted back and forth. I took deep, full breaths, and I felt the breeze on my skin and the earth under my feet. I was amazed at […]

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This Aluminum World

  The other day I was thinking to myself that I want to make a dent in the world. I told myself, “Shaylee, you are alive, which means you have the opportunity to imprint the world around you.” After this thought, I started picturing the world as a large aluminum sphere inhabited by little aluminum […]

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Learn to Detach

I read a book recently called Tuesdays with Morrie. It is a memoir of a college professor, Morrie, who is slowly dying from terminal cancer. Throughout the book, he shares what he has learned in life with his past student and friend, Mitch, who eventually turns their conversations into the book. Morrie says wise words […]

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I Believe I Do Perceive

Our perceptions create our realities. Look up from your computer or phone, whatever device you are using to read this right now. Ask yourself, “What do I see?” After observing for minute, ask yourself, “How do I see it?” One way to define perception is the way we understand and make sense of the world, […]

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