• Fall 2018,  Five Minute Friday,  FMF 31-Day Challenge 2018

    Day 15: When

    This month, I’m participating in a Five Minute Friday challenge called “31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes,” responding to a one-word prompt for five minutes each day in October. Click here to join in! This semester, my Old Testament professor is having us memorize a long list of dates so we know when biblical events took place. We’re learning that Abraham was born in 2166 BC, Isaac was born in 2066, Jacob and Esau came along in 2006, Israel wandered in the wilderness from 1446 to 1406, and on and on. While this can feel like drudgery, going over flashcards over and over to get a good score on quizzes and…