“Do you give the horse his might? Do you clothe his neck with a mane? Do you make him leap like the locust? His majestic snorting is terrifying. He paws in […]
Opening Thoughts In our modern age of technology, social media, information overload, and frenetic lifestyles, finding 30 minutes, much less 5, to crack open a book and snatch a few […]
Belhaven High Scholars During high school, I had the wonderful opportunity of participating in Belhaven University’s High Scholars program. We have three different classes covering World History, English & Literature, […]
All of the following quotes come from G. K. Chesterton’s spiritual biography of sorts, Orthodoxy. If you can, I highly recommend that you purchase a copy of this book for yourself, as well as a new pack of highlighters, pencils/pens, and Post-It notes!
ast week, we discussed what gratitude is and the benefits of practicing thankfulness in your everyday life. If you are a natural pessimist, don’t worry. The benefits of gratitude aren’t only available to people with a naturally grateful disposition. Instead, feeling grateful is a skill we can develop with discipline, reaping its rewards along the way.
When someone mentions the word ‘gratitude,’ images come to mind of that Thank You note you received in the mail last week, the hug your mom gave you last night, sitting around the dinner table with family and friends on Thanksgiving–the intentional moments set aside to show appreciation for blessings in one’s life.
A Film by Woody Allen Woody Allen’s 2011 film, Midnight in Paris, is a frothy, whimsical confection harkening back to fantasies like The Purple Rose of Cairo and Zelig, but in a sunnier, more […]
Exploring Alfred Hitchcock’s Murder Film Summary Shadow of a Doubt was Alfred Hitchcock’s favorite film to direct and produce. The film was based on the case of the real-life “Merry […]
Congratulations, everyone! We have reached the final hymn of our Twelve Days of Christmas Carols: What Child Is This?. Thank you so much for reading these articles; I hope you have learned a lot and now have a deeper appreciation for your favorite Christmas hymns…
O little town of Bethlehem,how still we see thee lie;above thy deep and dreamless sleepthe silent stars go by.Yet in thy dark streets shineththe everlasting light;the hopes and fears of […]