Why I Went to University

"We've bought into the idea that education is about training and 'success', defined monetarily, rather than learning to think critically and to challenge. We should not forget that the true purpose of education is to make minds, not careers. A culture that does not grasp the vital interplay between morality and power, which mistakes management… Continue reading Why I Went to University

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Book Review – Real Marriage by Mark & Grace Driscoll

"Our goal cannot be to fix our husbands or even to save our marriages, but rather to glorify God by submitting to our husbands, trusting that His commands are those of a loving Father who not only wants our lives to work but to be ones of worship." The above quote, from Real Marriage by… Continue reading Book Review – Real Marriage by Mark & Grace Driscoll

A Rainy Tuesday Bachelorette Update

It's a grey and rainy day so let's begin with this picture of the rhododendron bush in my parents' backyard. Don't you feel better now? I spent a lovely weekend in Vancouver, getting to see some friends I've missed. I love that city. I get so excited from the moment I hit the outskirts. There's… Continue reading A Rainy Tuesday Bachelorette Update

Book Review – The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Have you ever been in the situation where someone whose taste in books you respect and generally agree with recommends a book that you have seen lots (because you work in a bookstore) and you’ve always thought it looked just “Meh” and then you finally read War Dances which is by the same author and… Continue reading Book Review – The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie