30 before 30, Blogging Blah Blah

A 30 before 30 update + THE FUTURE

Greetings blog readers! I haven't been around as much lately here on the blogosphere, and there are many reasons for that. First, I haven't been doing anything particularly crafty outside of the musical we just wrapped up. Second, to be honest, there is SO MUCH HAPPENING in life right now that blogging just doesn't fall… Continue reading A 30 before 30 update + THE FUTURE

Life As I Know It

First Day of School

For the first time in 20 years, it's the first day of school, and I am not invited. I know that for the majority of our young lives, we complain about the first day of school.  Dread it, even.  And I always dreaded my dad's yearly "first day of school picture" (sorry to break your… Continue reading First Day of School

Life As I Know It, Thoughts in the Faith

More On HOPE…

After writing my brief blog this morning, I have spent the day considering several aspects of my life, and how they relate to my hope. I've noticed that I am extremely affected by any sudden change in plans, no matter what the cause. A minor disappointment can momentarily send me into a deep sadness, which… Continue reading More On HOPE…

Life As I Know It

A Little Hope Can Help

Here's an interesting article in this weekend's science news in Science Daily: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/08/080817223648.htm It features a study that has found a "potent weapon" to fighting depression: hope.  The article's definition of hope is that you have goals, and you have laid out a path to reach them.  This is different, it states, than optimism, which… Continue reading A Little Hope Can Help