Monthly Archives: April 2015

Caring for Your Parents

citizens & sons

As college students, most of us live away from home. We rent out apartments, live in dorms, and find ourselves apart from family months at a time. So when we find ourselves going home for breaks, the time is limited and precious.

We look forward to breaks. They’re a time of sleeping in our own beds, eating home-cooked food, and hanging out with old friends. They’re a time where we can sleep in, binge-watch on series that we’ve put on hold, and stay up late in the night for fun. But as more breaks have gone by, I’ve begin to realize: College is short. It’s fun to do nothing on break and have Netflix as your best friend, but time is fleeting.

15 Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise,16 making the best use of the time, because the days are evil.17 Therefore do…

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People who skim online articles are just as cultured as book snobs

Interesting idea:
“To wit, if the system of literature is more important than any one book in that system, then the person who lightly skims hundreds of summaries is actually more educated than the person who slogs through one or two entire tomes.”