Life

Joy vs Happy (1 min. read)

These two words are not synonymous, regardless of how many ways you use it. A person can be joyful while lacking happiness and be happy without joy. Joy I define this as a higher feeling that begins internally and is long-lasting. It is something that is marked on your soul and heart rather than your… Read More Joy vs Happy (1 min. read)

Books, Movies, and Entertainment, Life

How Latin American Literature Critiqued Western Culture

The initial reading of The Dialectic of Our America by Jose David Saldivar was helpful to understand and acknowledge the dialectic nature of historical narratives. His concerns for the American literary canon steps from a shortcoming of theoretical rigor, inauthenticity, and parochial vision. In “I Have,” he never heard of anyone being grateful for the… Read More How Latin American Literature Critiqued Western Culture

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Being Thankful

Regardless of how this year has been, or any year really, there is always blessings to be thankful for. I began keeping a praise report and gratitude journal. We need to open everyday with praise to God for all He does and continues doing. There are gifts in everyday. It is a matter of perspective.… Read More Being Thankful

Books, Movies, and Entertainment, High School and University, Life

Literature you should read: from an English Major

Reposted with final books: As an English major and bibliophile, I have read hundreds of books, journals, poems, and essays. Many friends who are fellow English majors at other colleges and non-English majors alike always ask me what I’m currently reading for class. I thought, ‘why not make a huge list of diverse literature that… Read More Literature you should read: from an English Major

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Face Care and Products

The products I use are vegan and all-natural. These products are better suitable for your skin because of the all-natural ingredients. The testing on humans rather than animals is not only morally right but also better suitable tests if you have skin conditions.… Read More Face Care and Products