August 3, 2019

Drowning is terrifying. 

We live on the surface, floating on a vast ocean. We are desperate to stay afloat. We flail our limbs wildly in an attempt to keep our heads above water. We grasp at every piece of driftwood or debris that comes our way, promising to help us in...

February 1, 2019

Let’s say you are going about your business one day when God appears to you and says, “Go kill your son.” The logical thing to do is to obey God. But how can you? What will other people think of you when they hear you sacrificed your son? What will your son think of yo...

December 21, 2018

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else's life.” - Steve Jobs

“Your self-worth is determined by you. You don’t have to depend on someone telling you who you are.” - Beyoncé

The list of inspirational quotes goes on and on with the same underlying mess...

December 5, 2018

We are born into a world filled with mystery. We spend our earliest days discovering new things, becoming fascinated with everything into which we come in contact, figuring out the world into which we were born.

But as years go by and childhood gives way to teenage yea...

November 26, 2018

Climate change is real! Earth's natural greenhouse effect was observed as early as the 1860’s by physicist John Tyndall. Glaciers are observed to be retreating all around the world. The Northwest Passage opened up to ships without an icebreaker escort for the first tim...

October 19, 2018

If you ever visit Tokyo, you might be struck by the sprawling cityscape, the scarily punctual metro system or the swarming masses of people. But what struck me were the vending machines everywhere I looked. They’re such a simple machine - put your money in, get your dr...

October 15, 2018

It's midnight and I walk into the kitchen to get myself a glass of water before I go to bed. Suddenly my eyes light up. A package of Oreos is sitting on the counter just calling out to be eaten.

Nope I won't do it. I know I'm not supposed to have sugar before bed. But o...

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