A Two Hour Marathon: How the Impossible Became Possible

running, mindset

“No human is limited.” These were the transcendent words of Eliud Kipchoge moments after he completed arguably the most amazing physical feat in human history: a sub-two hour marathon. Kipchoge ran 26.2 miles in a jaw-dropping time of 1 hour, 59 minutes, 40 seconds. By doing so, he proved that human potential is limitless. Kipchoge [ keep reading ]

Politicians and Their Potty Mouths

Have you been watching the Democratic presidential debates? I’m pretty sure that in every single one, Bernie Sanders has repeated the EXACT same line, “I wrote the damn bill!” Whether you like Sanders or not, it’s a little strange to see someone running for President repeatedly use that kind of language. Before Beto O’Rourke dropped [ keep reading ]

Celebrity fun facts to lighten your day

Hollywood, sign in hills

Are you feeling it? There’s an atmosphere of mixed anticipation-slash-anxiety as the official 2019 holiday season swiftly approaches for kick-off. If you need a break from planning your Thanksgiving menu or guest list, I’ve compiled a short list of celebrity fun facts to lighten the load. I have a dear friend from high school who [ keep reading ]

Does anyone benefit from Black Friday?

black friday, crowded shopping mall

I have never participated in Black Friday. At least as a customer. When I worked retail, Black Friday was exciting and fast-paced. The time went quickly, and most of the customers were already full of holiday spirit, which made it fun. They didn’t seem to mind the lines winding through the store as long as [ keep reading ]

Home school help: Does pride keep you from asking?

home school help, woman under blanket

I’m coming out of the starting gate of this post with some tough love. You can’t do it all. If you’re Googling phrases such as “home school help,” then, the first thing you’ll want to remember is that you can’t do it all. False perceptions, misguided information and the deadly sin of pride might make [ keep reading ]

Did Science Just Discover Why We Hiccup?

There are so many fascinating, unanswered questions about the human body. Researchers may have finally found one of the answers. Scientists now have a solid theory about hiccups. They seem to have no discernible purpose and are often embarrassing for those who experience them. The good news is that science may have just discovered why [ keep reading ]

Kanye West: Friend or foe of Jesus Christ?

Kanye West, crowd with hands raised

There are a few topics that tend to incite debate, and Christianity is definitely one of them. Even within the Christian community itself, you might find numerous interpretations and belief systems regarding the general tenets and truths of believers. When a person accepts Jesus Christ as the Savior of the World, other people, especially fellow [ keep reading ]

Running for My Life: Memorable Moment Captured on Video

Race finish

Nothing I’ve experienced is as fulfilling and gratifying as being a dad. It’s my most favorite thing about life. Parenthood is a privilege and a true blessing. I think most would agree that being a parent is equal parts amazing and terrifying. It’s not something that can accurately be described. It’s one of those things [ keep reading ]

If a rat can drive a car, why can’t we?

drive a car, dog sitting in yellow car

Scientists at the University of Richmond Virginia recently revealed that they have successfully taught a rat to drive a car. (This came as no surprise to me since my ex-boyfriend drove a car when he would come to pick me up.) The rodent experiment comes about 7 years after New Zealand researchers trained a dog [ keep reading ]

Three cheers for banning applause

applause, graduation cheers with confetti

Clapping and cheering are signs of appreciation. However, applause also feeds a mob mentality. Case in point: I remember attending a high school spring musical production that was painful to watch. It was not a matter of the students being young and inexperienced on the stage. Rather, they simply did not care that they were [ keep reading ]


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