COVID-19 — Lessons Learned

In case you're wondering, this is tied to my previous post, HOPE and COVID-19. Since that time, the lock-down has been extended to April 30th. Myself and many others have learned (or are still learning) to adjust to doing online classes for everything. My dance competitions have been cancelled. My youth rally was cancelled. My friends' … Continue reading COVID-19 — Lessons Learned

Why Christians Should Not Read Smut

If you're reading this, I'm already surprised. Why? Because most people will probably a) not read because they're afraid I might get explicit because of the title, b) don't want to be preached at, c) already think they know what I'm going to say and not read it anyway. However, if you are reading this, … Continue reading Why Christians Should Not Read Smut

Other Peoples’ Opinions vs. You

(Sorry for the absence; life got crazy the last couple weekends.)    This past weekend, I competed in a music and Irish dance competition. It was my first time ever competing in Irish penny whistle and voice and dancing in novice level. The music competition, well... I was the only one competing in the categories … Continue reading Other Peoples’ Opinions vs. You

Purpose: Finding a Reason Amidst Chaos

Warning, this is a long post...   What is purpose? The dictionary defines purpose as the following: purpose [ pur-puhs ] noun the reason for which something exists or is done, made, used, etc. an intended or desired result; end; aim; goal. determination; resoluteness. verb (used with object), pur·posed, pur·pos·ing. to set as an aim, intention, or goal … Continue reading Purpose: Finding a Reason Amidst Chaos

Seventh City Book Review & Interview with Author

SEVENTH CITY “Let me tell you a story that happened so long ago that only the hills and rivers can remember the time . . . .” All her life, thirteen-year-old Maki has heard tales of the legendary city of gold, buried deep in the northern frontier. But when her village is burned and her … Continue reading Seventh City Book Review & Interview with Author