How to Win Any Argument

By In Life How To's, Lifestyle — February 22, 2017

I don’t know about you, but lately I’ve been noticing a lot of bitterness in interactions from people all over the world.  Everyone wants something.  Everyone wants to resolve a social issue, gain a social right, or gain a freedom from some affliction. I see it everywhere, in every culture.  People want to…

How to be Happy Single

By In Life How To's, Lifestyle — February 11, 2017

I have been single for the last 20 years.  In all honesty, that’s my whole life.  And you know what?  I love it.  I really do. I meet a lot of young people proudly proclaiming their love for individuality apart from a significant other.  They proclaim their perceived “happiness” over social media and…

How to Find Hope in Tragedy

By In Life How To's, Lifestyle — February 09, 2017

Death, illness, and loss are often morphed into tragic romances.  It is conceived that in the wave of death comes a budding love.  Out of illness comes an entrancement of life that one would be incapable of without the limit on the number of days as enforced by sickness.  Death, war, and even…


How to Deal with Disappointment

By In Life How To's, Lifestyle — February 06, 2017

I’m in a wheelchair.  Bam!  Now you’re picturing a pathetic scene of an emaciated shadow of a person rolling around in a scooter.  (Haha, hanks Hollywood for such an inaccurate picture of the disabled.Well, that’s not who I am.  I’m a 6’1” fitness guru, fashion lover, an academic, a musician, an artist, a…

Why God Lets Us Suffer

By In Faith, Lifestyle — February 03, 2017

No one ever told me that following Christ would be hard.  But no one ever said that it would be easy either.  However, during my time as a Follower of Christ, I have come to realize that Christians are not preserved from suffering. There are three things that we as Followers of Christ…


By In Culture, Lifestyle, Poetry — July 05, 2016

To be able to honestly answer love, you need to be honest about needing it yourself as well. Because apathy happens. Depression. Discouragement. Emptiness. And, sure, many of us can still exhibit loving attributes even when we’re empty. But, it ends. Always. It will end. We are not endless. We need love.

The Mind of a Writer

By In Art, Lifestyle — June 13, 2016

The Mind of a Writer By Matthias Schricker Writers are a lot like people. The writer’s mind only has something to say. Beyond that, really, we’re figuring out the best way to say that thing. That’s our world and we live in it. So, yes, we’re basically people. Everyone has something to say….

How to be Young and Single

By In Faith, Lifestyle — April 29, 2016

Standing atop a rock formation deep in the Rocky Mountains . . . a slight breeze ruffles my short hair.  I take a deep breath of satisfaction, the smell of pine and wild flowers stimulates my senses.  I am looking over a lake; it shimmers in the pale spring sun.  The sight before…