Finding Balance in a Digital World

I have been feeling a little overwhelmed lately, with work and school and my newborn son and all of the responsibilities that I have.  Some of these responsibilities require the use of my computer and the internet, for homework and for other reasons, such as this blog. I am writing a research blog for my … Continue reading Finding Balance in a Digital World

Mormon Monday: Walking on Water

25And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea. 26And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is a spirit; and they cried out for fear. 27But straightway Jesus spake unto them, saying, Be of good cheer; it is I; be not afraid. … Continue reading Mormon Monday: Walking on Water

Mormon Monday: Blessing Children

Yesterday I had the unparalleled experience of blessing my son.  I have long thought about the blessing of children that we do in our wards. First, I find it very interesting that we bless our children when they are babies.  As Mormons we have this idea that we are very different from other religions.  We … Continue reading Mormon Monday: Blessing Children

Wilhelm Shakespeare – Shakespeare in Germany

William Shakespeare is loved the world over, but nowhere near as much as in Germany.  From some simple Google searches on Shakespeare and Germany, I have learned that the oldest Shakespeare Society in the world is German: Deutsche Shakespeare-Gesellschaft, founded in 1864, English acting troops brought the Bard to Germany in the early 1700s with performances translated … Continue reading Wilhelm Shakespeare – Shakespeare in Germany

“Because I’m clever!” An analysis of the Doctor

I love the Doctor.  I love the Doctor because of who he  is.  I love the way he solves his problems, and it all boils down to that one line, "because I'm clever!" When the Doctor finds himself in a situation that seem impossible, when there it seems like there is no way out, the … Continue reading “Because I’m clever!” An analysis of the Doctor

Mormon Monday: The Test

In my English literature class this week we are reading a transcript of a discussion by a group of smart scholar-types about the Book of Genesis, specifically Chapter 22 where Abraham is asked to sacrifice his son Isaac.  There are some very intelligent people talking together about what this story means, and though are Jewish … Continue reading Mormon Monday: The Test

Goodbye Christmas

Today we started packing up our Christmas tree.  It's kinda sad, seeing all the pretty Christmas things be put away.  Really, I think that's most of the reason why we love the Christmas season so much, the decorations and the music and everything helps remind us and get in the spirit of the season.  It … Continue reading Goodbye Christmas