God saving the world thorugh Beauty. I believe i’ve mentioned the importance of noticing the beauty in the world around you. What, I haven’t? Well go start.

Carreer (and, in a round about way, romantic advice), from Mike Rowe  (I should make it clear that this is pretty much bad advice.  Should have said as much, but i thought you’d all be able to see why.  To make it even clearer why it’s bad advice, read Anna’s magnificent rebuttal at

Hey guys!  We’re an insidious threat to Western Civilization!  Awesome!  (I don’t want to get into politics on this blog, but I thought this article was hysterical, even though apparently it’s not satire. )

“See, I don’t think Christian modesty is about men at all.  Modesty, like all of the virtues, is about learning to cut off our own passions and not the passions of others.”–quoting a quote from the article.  Very interesting read, and one I highly reccomend.

Student loan debt bill.  Okay, maybe this only affects me, but it would be nice to not have to be paying this off for fifty years.

The best version I’ve heard of the song of Beren and Luthien.  You know, the classic Tolkein love story about cradleborns and converts.