Every year I try to read 50 books. The only time I actually accomplished this was 2019. Until this year, when I finished 67 books. There are two main reasons why I read so many books this year. First, I began researching the Psalms in preparation of starting my PhD in 2022. Through the summer … Continue reading 2021 Reading List
Lessons on disagreement from the letters of Henri Nouwen. Continue reading On Disagreement
One would think that a global pandemic would be conducive to lots of reading. This was not the case for me this year, as I often found myself behind on my reading goals. I still managed to read a number of quality books. As I wrote here, each year I try to read a number … Continue reading 2020 Annotated Reading
Reading is one of my top goals every year. I try to read through different categories, which you can learn about here. My reading this year was largely determined by unread books I already owned as well as prepping for a course I taught on Israel’s Wisdom. Here are the books I read under each … Continue reading 2019 Reading List
It was my day off. A Friday morning after a busy week of work. All I needed to do that day was get my car to my neighbourhood mechanic for what I believed would be a simple break repair. I got up early with Kirstyn, and once she left for downtown I dropped off my … Continue reading Side Streets And Highways
I never used to read. One summer, my mom tried to solicit a deal with me: she would give me a dollar for every book I read. I found the shortest book on my shelf (one that was certainly too young for me) and got my first dollar. I read the same book a second … Continue reading Reading Two Five
Last year (2017) I ran 400 km. For me, that was a huge accomplishment. There are things in life that I pick up quickly. I pick up new musical instruments with ease. I once acquired an accordion and was writing ditties on it within a couple of days. Another time I was at a birthday party … Continue reading It took me 7 years to run 5km, and 7 years to write this blog post.