Vox, believe it or not, made a pretty good point about No Man's Sky in its article, No Man’s Sky is an existential crisis simulator disguised as a space exploration game: Okay, so the universe in No Man’s Sky is really, really big. But what, exactly, do you do in it? [...] Even when the… Continue reading [thought piece] No Man’s Sky, Puddleglum, and Our Existential Need for Narrative
-Kalman, The Two “Fatal Flaws Lurking in American Leftist Politics”
-Art and the Bible, Francis Schaeffer, 49.
-12 Rules For Life, Dr. Jordan Peterson, 157.
Before every art therapy lecture, our art therapy professor/instructor gave us 15 minutes to "de-stress" and relax by drawing mandalas, pictures, or art. We were told that these pieces of art would, later in the semester, be interpreted/critiqued by us in terms of art therapy - what they could possibly mean and what part this… Continue reading [art][ink and marker] Mandala-ish #2
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths. -Proverbs 3: 5-6 When it comes to being a Type 5w6 INTJ, I'm a pretty happy camper. However, there are some times when I frustrate myself or catch… Continue reading [posting][opinion] Ceding INTJ Control: Part One
I am the Bride, who walks in hope, Looking to the Lord of Love; But on my way, my eyes are caught. Within, a battle, not yet fought, Is lost, and drags me from above. Adulterous and wretched, I grope. I am the one who put Him on the Cross. The scoffer who deserves the… Continue reading [posting][poetry] Redeemed
These chains of thought which bind my heart to thine (Yes, I am captive of your Siren's heart) Hold bitter dreams of love ne'er to be mine And broken hopes of two lives kept apart. This slavery of soul, unbeknownst to you, Restricts my path and turns my eyes away From all that lies before… Continue reading [posting][poetry] Sonnet I
登鹳鹊楼 王之涣 白日依山尽， 黄河入海流。 欲穷千里目， 更上一层楼。 Ascending White Stork Tower by Wang ZhiHuan The white sun sets behind the mountains, the yellow rivers flow into the sea. If you want to view limitless expanses, ascend one more level. I find this poem really interesting. The final two lines literally say, "If you want to see… Continue reading [translation] 登鹳鹊楼 (Ascending White Stork Tower) by 王之涣 (Wang ZhiHuan)