Jacob Goodwin

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Lakes District - 2015

Published on Monday, August 3rd, 2015

This is the second article in a three part series about the trip Mom and I took to the UK. After our visit to London [http://jacobsngoodwin.com/london-2015/], we headed to the Lake District [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_District] to take in a little natural beauty. July 6 - Monday Trip to Windermere Our speedy Virgin Train arrived at Oxenholme Station on Monday afternoon. From this station, one can take a short train to Windermere Station, Windermere being one of the principle towns in th...

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London - 2015

Published on Monday, July 27th, 2015

UK Trip 2015 I just wanted to sort of "journal" some of the highlights and events from my recent trip with my mom to the United Kingdom Da duh duh duh ... da duh duh duh duh duh! [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHNfvJc99YY]. I will do this in three posts in chronological order of my trip. First we stopped in London, where I had been twice. Then, we ventured into new territory for me, the Lakes District in Northwest England, and Edinburgh, Scotland. I hope you will enjoy some of the pictures tha...

Sabbaths and Seasons

Published on Monday, April 20th, 2015

One thing I have come to appreciate of late is the sabbath Day. That is because of late I have found myself extremely busy -- or maybe I have made myself busy. There are things I have wanted to learn (there's nothing inherently wrong with this), but not enough time to even break the surface of learning them. Until recently, I would come home from work and take online courses, or I would try to learn a little bit more about this blogging platform. Meanwhile, I was passing up many opportunities t...

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Alamere Falls Hike

Published on Monday, April 6th, 2015

I went with a couple of friends to Alamere Falls in Marin County on Saturday, March 21st. It was a nice reunion with my current roommate, and with my former roommate and hiking buddy. Hike Description The hike is not particularly rigorous, but plenty long to make one feel like they have gotten some exercise. The trail is also a pleasant mix of exposed hillsides and wooded sections. You will pass a few lakes and streams on the route. You will get amazing views of the ocean if you go on a day lik...

The Resurrection

Published on Monday, March 30th, 2015

A Question While at church a few weeks ago, the teacher asked a question to the effect of "What does it mean to you that Christ lives?" I have been a church-goer and a believer long enough to know that it means that we, too, will live again. I also know that it means there is a living God who plays a role in my life. Most of the class members gave answers similar to these. There is no doubt this is Christian doctrine, doctrine I believe in. > The soul shall be restored to the body, and the body...