“And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us.” Romans 5:5
I've come to the realization I'm a sensitive person. And yes, it actually did take me 28 years to figure that out (or admit it). I can't watch crime shows, or dramas, or horror movies. I just can't handle them.
In high school, while on choir tour, I remember we were out with our billets and they decided to watch a horror...Read Full Article >
“Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you. See, darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, but the Lord rises upon you. Nations will come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawn.” Isaiah 60:1-3
Every December growing up, my church set up an Advent wreath with three purple candles, one pink candle, and one white candle. Then each Sunday before Christmas the candles were lit—...Read Full Article >
I quit university at age 19.
People were probably upset with me. I remember overhearing a friend's mom refer to me as, “floundering,” once.
After two years in school, I finished my last psych course with a “P” (that's a whole other story) and gained an Arts Associate diploma. It took all my energy to finish that fourth semester and I knew I didn't have it in me to continue.
What was I even going to do with my diploma? I had no plans....Read Full Article >
There are many effective and original methods to memorization. People remember differently and it's important to find a way that works for you.
Memorization is the focus of this issue of Insights magazine.
In Chuck Swindoll's article, How to Memorize Scripture, he lists seven tips for successful memorization. He says it's...Read Full Article >
How many times can you remember hearing yourself or someone crying these words in frustration? Memorization is tough, and people go to all sorts of lengths to avoid it.
Besides, we have technology telling us what we need to know. We've evolved past memorization—why do we need to remember anything when a machine will do it for us?
Memorization is criticized as being archaic, old fashioned and focused on remembering at the expense of...Read Full Article >
Once upon a time, an Ocellaris clownfish named Marlin (in a movie called Finding Nemo) tried to tell a joke.
All right, I know one joke. Um, there's a mollusk, see? And he walks up to a sea, well he doesn't walk up, he swims up. Well, actually the mollusk isn't moving. He's in one place and then the sea cucumber, well they—I mixed up. There was a mollusk and a sea cucumber. None of them were walking, so forget that I…
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- There is HopeTuesday December 10, 2013
- DualityTuesday December 3, 2013
- Memorizing in ContextTuesday November 26, 2013
- Total Recall—How to Make Short-Term Information Long-Term MemoriesTuesday November 19, 2013
- Is Memorization Really a Big Deal?Tuesday November 12, 2013
- Forgetting...the PunchlineTuesday November 5, 2013