• Thoughts

    Is Christianity a Religion?

    What does it mean to be a Christian? You know, sometimes we are so busy trying to measure up to a “religion” that we forget what the word Christian really means. Let’s begin by defining a Christian. According to the Bible, Christians were followers of Christ and they were first called so in Antioch. (Acts 11:6) Sounds simple, right? But get a look at this, being a Christian back then was actually being mocked. They mocked people for their belief in Jesus. It is believed the word Christian was used in contempt even though there is no certain way of proving it. According to our world now a days, being…

  • Thoughts

    Getting Real

    Hello everyone! Welcome back to my blog. Sorry I haven’t posted lately. I had a gruesome cold most of the week and I’m a major certified procrastinator. Guess I’ll have to fix that! But don’t worry, I already have a schedule planned out. So, a lot has been going on in my mind. And I think it’s time to be honest. With myself, this blog, and what I want to do with it. I am going to be changing my content, but don’t freak out, I promise it will be good. (At least in my humble opinion.) I’m going to be taking this blog in a totally different direction and…

  • Literature

    Best Mystery Books

    Hey everyone! Welcome to my blog. (Again!) Sorry about the delay in uploading. But here is a new post just for you. So don’t despair. (Although you probably weren’t despairing.) Today I’m sharing my favourite mystery books! Get ready to jump and get goosebumps. (Maybe that’s an exaggeration?) Anyway, read on… List of Mystery Books Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (The first part had be jumping) Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Connan Doyle (I recommend the one where… wait, I can’t spoil it!) The Client by John Grisham The Mandie Series by Lois Gladys Leppard The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne Ghosts of Belle Isle by Steven K. Smith…

  • Literature

    Classic Books Worth Reading Part 2

    Hey everyone! Welcome back to a day in the blog! Today I am continuing my list of classic books worth reading. Hope you enjoy and read some of these books. (Or maybe two or three or four?) Classic Books Worth Reading Emily of New Moon by L.M. Montgomery Two Years Vacation by Jules Verne The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster Eight Cousins by Louisa May Alcott (And you definitely have to read the sequel!) The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett Silas Marner by George Eliot Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain Mansfield Park by Jane Austen Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher…

  • Literature

    Classic Books Worth Reading

    Hi! Welcome back to my blog. Today I thought I would share with you a list of classic books worth reading. Because, who doesn’t like classics? And also, it can be a bit difficult finding classics you will actually like. So without further ado, lets get to it! Classic Books Worth Reading Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss A Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis Little Women by Louisa May Alcott Pride and Prejudice…

  • History

    Where Did Tea Originate?

    Do you like tea? To be honest, I love tea. And sometimes I feel like I don’t know what I would do without tea! So, where did tea originate? Where do all these famous tea drinking customs come from? The Origin of Tea Tea originated in Southwest China and it was first used as a medicinal drink. Later, during the Tang Dynasty, it became popular as a recreational drink and was introduced to other East Asia countries. Soon the Portuguese priests and merchants began introducing it to Europe during the 16th century. By the 17th century tea had become a major part in the British culture, where they started a…

  • Literature

    An Infamous Army by Georgette Heyer – Book Review

    Hey everyone! Welcome back to my blog. Today I decided to do another book review for you. So today I’ll be reviewing An Infamous Army, by Georgette Heyer. Rating: 4 Stars Category: Historical Novel Audience: 15+ An Infamous Army relates the story of Colonel Charles Audley and Barbara Childe at the brim of the war between England and France. It is also a historical novel which relates the war at Waterloo between the Duke of Wellington and Bonaparte as a subplot. It is the fourth book in the Alistair-Audley series. In some parts Barbara was somewhat exasperating, since she didn’t realise what she truly wanted in life, but the story…

  • How to

    How to Read More

    “I should read more.” We all say that. But let’s face it, in the middle of already hectic schedules, we rarely find the time to read. And if you have tons of homework assignments to read, then reading for pleasure seems pointless and a waste of time. But if you would really like to begin having more time for reading and all the benefits that come with it, then keep on reading to find some encouraging tips… Tip One: Read a Book You Will Like If the first book you picked was some boring old history book it probably discouraged you from ever reading again. But, if you pick a…