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Returning in 2015: 'The Inklings' Seed - A Publication of Sorts'

I am pleased to announce that the wheels are turning for an Inklings’ Seed rebirth in 2015. This publication dates back to 2004-2008, when a friend and I co-founded and led a Christian-themed newsletter (of sorts) in the Bloomington-Normal, IL community within Illinois State University. 499 more words


Too Much Grace: A Manning Mashup

I started re-reading Brennan Manning’s Ragamuffin Gospel. I think everyone should read the first chapter. The first time I read it, I would bring it up in conversation and people got a little quiet. 698 more words


Inklings in John - Cave dwellers and the true light

Let me tell you an old story: Prisoners sit chained in a cave, bound head and foot so they cannot see around them – only look straight ahead at a large, stone wall. 928 more words


A Place of Impossible Peace and Dreaminess

I would like to share a bit of writing by C. S. Lewis in a letter to his brother about a walking trip in 1928. Lewis often went on walking vacations with friends, packing no provisions, but instead stopping at inns and pubs along the way for refreshment and lodging. 606 more words

The Waste Book

Brief Thoughts on SwitchUp’s Review for 31 Best Bootcamps 2014

Full report can be found here.

Tech Cocktail also went over it and ranked it by # of highest/most reviews. The Tech Cocktail list has 33 schools listed even though Switchup has 32 listed.

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A shout out to my betas

As my family can surely attest, traditionally speaking, I have not been the best at taking criticism, particularly about my work. My mom in particular can probably remember countless occurrences of me on the verge of tears, lamenting the cruelties of being misunderstood, of my readers not understanding the greatness and eloquence of the latest paper I’d written for school. 638 more words