Writing Prompt 9: Music

Prompt 9: Someone* one said, "Writing about music is like dancing about architecture."  Try it anyway. (*There is more than one apocryphal story of where this quote came from.) I like music that is incredibly complex ... have I mentioned I don't like pop music?  I think there is a huge difference between being a…Read more Writing Prompt 9: Music

Little Thoughts: Perspective

Hello all! Happy New Year! I hope you had a beautiful holiday season, regardless of what you celebrate, a time full of joy, family, relaxation, and goodness. And I pray that this new year brings wonderful and exciting things for you, a year of growth and stimulation.This is a beautifully big year for me. In…Read more Little Thoughts: Perspective

She is woman, and that is enough.

A couple of months ago, I stumbled upon Ariana Grande's new song "God is a woman".  Of course, as a Christian, I had an incredibly visceral reaction to the song, and consequent music video.  I have a lot of thoughts about this piece, and I will probably craft them into a post in a few…Read more She is woman, and that is enough.

Collection of Beautiful Things VIII

I'm currently two and a half weeks away from Thanksgiving break, and from there just two weeks from finals week.  I am so worn out and ready to be done.  I have a lot of exciting things coming up next year, and I'm getting impatient waiting for them.  Plus, today is one of those days…Read more Collection of Beautiful Things VIII

Religious Literacy

*This is a paper I just wrote for my Religious Diversity class.  I'm quite proud of it.* Many people claim that America is a Christian nation. They recognize the impact religious beliefs had on the Founding Fathers and on the creation of America. However, many people also claim that America isn’t a Christian nation. These…Read more Religious Literacy

Art to make you Feel

SoulPancake time!  This particular prompt is "List five pieces of art that stimulate your brain stem". I love art, and so asking me to choose my top favorite pieces of art is like asking me to choose my top five favorite movies or books; it's impossible! *Note: I know this prompt is probably looking for visual…Read more Art to make you Feel

The Morality Problem

It seems that there is a massive contradiction in modern pop culture and society.  On one hand, there is an adamant cry against sexism, misogyny, and derogatory comments.  But on the other hand, there is obvious and widespread acceptance of such behaviors. Modern society is a bit of a hypocrite. During America's recent Presidential election,…Read more The Morality Problem