Posts Tagged: Encouragement

Poetry
Scars Fade Away
May 12, 2017
0
, , , , , , , , , , , ,
At every break of dawn Begins a new day of hustles, A ground for new battles As we grope into the unknown, Together, yet somehow still alone.   We struggle with our needs And hide our shameful deeds, Things we have said or thought, That we are proud of not. Under the draining weight of […]
21-Day-projects Mind Poetry
John Milton the Blind Poet: An Inspirational Life Story
January 20, 2017
0
, , , , ,
John Milton was a great poet in the 1600s. He is most known for his epic poem Paradise Lost but not many people know the circumstances under which he wrote his most famous works. He was born in December of 1608 in London, England. He studied independently for six years in preparation for his career in […]
21-Day-projects Mind
Ludwig Van Beethoven, the Deaf Composer: An Inspirational Life Story
January 13, 2017
1
, , , , ,
Ludwig van Beethoven was a great pianist and composer in the 1700s and is still considered a musical genius to date. He was born in 1770 in Germany. He was raised by his alcoholic father who took to teaching him music in a rather brutal way. Often he would be flogged, locked in a cellar […]
Mind
What to do when you’re feeling left behind
December 23, 2016
0
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Your cousin is getting married, your best friend just had a baby and your classmate from campus just tweeted #GotMyDreamJob while you’re contemplating a career change. Even Bob from Accounting got a promotion. Meanwhile, your birthday is around the corner and you’re facing the very real possibility of celebrating it alone because that relationship you […]
Mind
4 Important Reasons to Start Reading Now
December 2, 2016
0
, , , , , ,
You start to read the sentence and you even grasp the first few words but then your mind trails off. So much to do today…Then you remember yourself and start to read again. This time you make it mid paragraph before your phone chimes. Someone has updated an Instagram photo of themselves on holiday. It […]
21-Day-projects
Gomer (Hosea:1)
August 5, 2016
0
, , , , ,
Gomer’s marriage to Hosea is one big, real-life parallelism of God’s thoughts and feelings about Israel and Judah at that time. Hosea was a prophet whom God spoke to about his frustration with Israel’s worship of baal and unfaithfulness to him. He considers Israel to be like his wife, for whom he provides abundantly, but […]
21-Day-projects
The Samaritan Woman (John 4: 1-43)
July 29, 2016
0
, , , , ,
The story of the Samaritan woman is quite the incredible one because she was chosen to be the gateway through which many more Samaritans would come to believe in Jesus. It was no mistake, her testimony was what brought many Samaritans into Jesus’ fold. Now in those days, Jews did not associate with Samaritans. They […]
21-Day-projects
The Adulterous Woman
July 22, 2016
0
, , , , ,
During the time when Jesus was conducting his ministry, at one time he was seated in the Temple teaching a crowd. The Pharisees and Teachers of the Law had grown afraid of him and had began plotting to catch him in a mistake. They did so by asking him questions and posing situations to him […]