Structured Pro-crastination

UPDATE: See end of blog post. At times find­ing quotes and ref­er­ences in stu­dent essays, and even in aca­d­e­m­ic works, can be a bit like the old gameshow Catchphrase. Although on the whole quo­ta­tions should be clear­ly ref­er­enced, and there­fore rel­a­tive­ly eas­i­ly found, there are occa­sion­al­ly those which send you…

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Useful Study Tools: Zotero

This post comes from over on http://theridleylog.com where I wrote it as part of a Digital Study Skills sem­i­nar that came from the last Structured Pro-cras­ti­­na­­tion post i wrote on the top­ic last year. I fig­ure its also use­ful for peo­ple who arn’t study­ing at Ridley and sim­ply want bet­ter…

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Food for thought

In anoth­er fol­low up to my post on church here, some­one referred me to the ideas of Professor J. Smith, of Calvin College. He is a philoso­pher by back­ground but has some inter­est­ing thoughts on the impor­tance of the way we do church/education/everyday life, and how the way we do…

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A poem

I know the Lord and I trust in Him Therefore I will live as He lives I will imi­tate Him day and night The depth of my fail­ure over­whelms me I drown in my sor­rows, scram­bling for help The Lord lifts me up He for­gives and restores Therefore I will…

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Some thoughts on minsitry

For my most recent assign­ment (fin­ished yes­ter­day yay!) I have had to think through what I believe min­istry is, my own gifts and pas­sions, how these might influ­ence my choic­es in min­istry and put togeth­er a train­ing plan for the next few years. I found the assign­ment help­ful because it…

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Useful study tools: Part 1 — Zotero

Around col­lege it is cur­rent­ly essay time, with every­one seem­ing­ly busy research­ing and writ­ing, and gen­er­al­ly scur­ry­ing about in a height­ened state of anx­i­ety with the upcom­ing assess­ment. So in this cur­rent busy­ness with essays due in the next week I fig­ure the best thing to do is some Pro-cras­ti­­na­­tion1…

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