Lit-pihanies: The boring and the bored

I thought this would be a great chance to share some of my favorite authors and books and some of the awesome things I’ve learned! I want to introduce you to G. K. Chesterton.  I discovered Chesteron while reading C. S. Lewis, the author of Narnia and Screwtape Letters.  I found it on a list... Continue Reading →

The Doctrine of Compassion

Comforting the afflicted and afflicting the comfortable The other day at Church, the Sunday School teacher posed the question, “In the New Testament, what attributes of Christ stick out to you?” The answer that was on my mind and that I gave was, “That he stuck out.  He challenged many of the beliefs and the... Continue Reading →

My conference mind palace!

I stumbled upon this book, Moonwalking with Einstein, while browsing the many wonderful reads my Goodreads friends were into.  I’m involved in a neuroscience-related project in my graduate program, and a book on memory sounded intriguing, even if it wasn’t written by a neuroscientist.  The book was golden.  Written in narrative fashion, it depicts the experience... Continue Reading →

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