My Heart and I by E. B. Browning
I. ENOUGH ! we’re tired, my heart and I. We sit beside the headstone thus, And wish that name were carved for us. The moss reprints more tenderly The hard types of the mason’s knife, As heaven’s sweet life renews earth’s life With which we’re tired, my heart and I. II. You see we’re tired, my heart and I. We dealt with books, we trusted men, And in our own...
Thoughts on an Assignment to GO OUTSIDE.
An hour of being outside to simply observe is contrary to our compulsions to work or busy ourselves. It causes us to be more aware of our thoughts, of our surroundings, of our connectedness to where we are uniquely placed in time and space. A perspective focused on the present breeds contentment. The distracting hum of self-consciousness quietens and find ourselves grateful. I argue that if we do...
Worship is transcendent wonder, wonder for which there is now no limit or...– Thomas Carlyle, On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History
1. Carnevale in Venice, Italy
One day I’ll be there to celebrate.
10 Life-Enhancing Things You Can Do in Ten Minutes... →
Speaking of days of the week...
My good friend/co-bible study leader/campus minister’s wife, Elizabeth, gave me some helpful advice about relationships. So much of marriage is the mundane. Look for the man you want to spend lazy Saturdays with for the rest of your life. I recently dated a great guy. One that I admired and enjoyed, one whom I laughed with and respected. But I didn’t crave to spend time with him. I...
Just had a thought...
…isn’t it weird that each person we know has a name? That they received this name before they were born, so that it may not have anything to do with who they are as a person, really. I think the sounds of our given name either press upon us a certain personality to match or cause us to rebel against them. At least nicknames are usually given in a way that is reflective of a...
Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this...– 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 I think I need to plaster this verse all around me. I need constant reminders to rejoice and give thanks in all circumstances because they are part of God’s will for me. The Lord loves me lavishly, and he is loving me to holiness. God is good despite my circumstances.
Delicious Homemade Brownie Recipe →
Tracy Jordan's Movie Posters
alexleo: NBC recently did a woefully incomplete slideshow of some of Tracy Jordan’s movie posters. Here’s a more holistic collection… (from NBC.com) (from NBC.com) (from NBC.com) (from NBC.com) (from NBC.com) (by Donny Nguyen) (by me) (30 Rock screengrab) (30 Rock screengrab)
A Better Son/Daughter
And you’ll show up for work with a smile And you’ll be be better you’ll be smarter More grown up and a better daughter Or son and a real good friend And you’ll be awake and you’ll be alert You’ll be positive though it hurts And you’ll laugh and embrace all your friends And you’ll be a real good listener You’ll be honest you’ll...
before i graduate
bleachbrulee: newwavefeminism: i’m getting on JSTOR and downloading ALL the articles while I still have free access through my institution Omg I need to do this Ingenuity for nerds.