F A T H O M || T R I B E To fathom something is to explore it with great depth and thought. Deriving from ancient nautical terms, a fathom helped sailors measure the depth of a body of water. Sailors would stretch out their arms holding a “sounding line” across the length of their reach, … More What is the F A T H O M || T R I B E? [Vol. 1.1]
As promised last week when we shared our Reading Challenge, this week we’re sharing the books that are on our lists. As we read through our lists this year we’ll share our thoughts here on the blog. Jess’ List: A book about books or reading: Word by Word by Marilyn Chandler McIntyre A book in … More Books on our Reading Challenge Lists
by Jess Fankhauser We’re one month into the new year. Mainstream media and the political landscape of our country can feel overwhelming and disheartening. Here in Indiana it is still cold and dreary. This makes it the perfect time to start reading. (If we’re honest, Drew and I never stop reading, but we thought it … More FATHOM Reading Challenge
by Drew Moser After many months of dreaming, scheming, emailing, phone calling, and proposal writing, we are pleased to announce that Jess and I have a book deal with NavPress. The working title for the project is Fathom: Exploring the Depths and Potential of Your Twenties. Before I get too far into the book itself, … More An Exciting Fathom Book Announcement!
by Jess Fankhauser This week there was an article on Relevant Magazine’s website entitled: Millennials’ Biggest Problem: Obsessive Comparison Disorder. As the article discussed the effects of our social media consumption on our mental health, one line stuck out in thinking about vocation and living faithfully in our everyday lives. Obsessive Comparison Disorder makes us … More 10 things that never make it to our Instagram feeds
We here at The FathomBlog are huge fans of podcasts. They provide a way to engage your brain during times when you can’t read (although we love to read). Podcasts are great food for thought during commutes, exercise, and chores around the house or apartment. They are growing in their power and influence, and are more accessible … More Podcasts Every Twentysomething Should Listen To (Part 1)
“For all books are divisible into two classes: the books of the hour and the books of all time.”- John Ruskin The books of all time are rare. Books of all time that speak into the present condition with such power and challenge? Even more rare. Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates may be … More What We’re Reading: Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates
…and it’s not just to eliminate smart phone hand cramping. We’re fans of Krista Tippet’s podcast, OnBeing. In a recent episode she interviewed the filmmaker Tiffany Shlain. Tiffany and her husband created the now popular ‘tech shabbat’, a 24 hour fast from SCREENS that has turned into a movement. Take a moment to consider what your … More 5 reasons you have to take a Tech Sabbath…
Welcome to our blog where we will discuss Vocation, Calling and our new book, Fathom!