About Shelby Hughes

I grew up in a small cabin built by none other than my parents themselves. They had help here and there, but Dad drew up the blueprint, we moved hundreds of miles away, and they got to work. The home has yet to match the blueprint, but that's no surprise considering that a work of art is never fully finished—just as our lives will never fully finish.


I can remember using kerosene lamps for light, washing and drying clothes outside, hand-pumping water, carrying loads of firewood in from the snow, and chinking between each hand-raised log.


Change was slow and beautiful and paced. And then, one day, it wasn't.


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Episode 10: Hobbies And Dreams

In today's episode, I give you a few reasons why hobbies are good for your health, and how they contribute to your work day. You will hear about how hobbies relate to the dreams we hold, and I will also give you some scripture to think about as you choose to make the time for your hobbies. I also mention famous writers and the hobbies they held.

Links + Resources

Watching TV To Relieve Stress Can Make You Feel Like A Failure by Alexandra Sifferlin

15 Famous Writers' Fascinating And Unusual Hobbies by Nicole Bianchi

Ecclesiastes 2:22-24, 3:12-13, 5:18-20, 8:15