Quote of the Day: 4 January 2014
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Quote of the Day: 4 January 2014

CBS Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer summed it up that Sunday morning, March 4, when he said, “What does it say about the state of our government and politics when serious people [like Olympia Snowe] conclude that serving in the United States Senate is no longer worth their time and effort? That’s the part … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: 16 December 2013 on Women, Political Culture, and Political Institutions
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Quote of the Day: 16 December 2013 on Women, Political Culture, and Political Institutions

“What people learn about their worth and role in society has an impact on the way they engage with politics…The political culture of a country shapes the ways in which women’s political ability is judged in political institutions and in society and how women see politics, themselves, and their capacity to contribute to the political … Continue reading

Passing the Baton + Awesome = Awesome Sauce: Reflections Based on ‘Start’ Chapter 6
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Passing the Baton + Awesome = Awesome Sauce: Reflections Based on ‘Start’ Chapter 6

      “A dream you don’t have to fight for isn’t a dream–it’s a nap” BAM!! When I read the sentence above in this book…if I didn’t already love the book I would have fallen in love in that moment. Interestingly enough, as a Christian there is plenty in the Bible that encompasses the … Continue reading

Just Pick Back Up When Things Don’t Go According to Plan: Reading “Start” by Jon Acuff Chapter 5
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Just Pick Back Up When Things Don’t Go According to Plan: Reading “Start” by Jon Acuff Chapter 5

With this post i am just picking back up when things don’t go according to plan… I started reading Start in May. I even finished it in early June but I did not keep up with my goal of blogging my way through the book. I was disappointed in myself. I wanted this book to … Continue reading

Getting to Awesome: Reading “Start” by Jon Acuff – Chapters 1 & 2
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Getting to Awesome: Reading “Start” by Jon Acuff – Chapters 1 & 2

So over the weekend, I began reading “Start” by Jon Acuff. The book is about how to move from average to awesome as the book’s cover so nicely displays; its about realistically working towards your dream(s). The author of the book is one of my favorite people to follow on “Christian Twitter;” He is also the … Continue reading