“Just be yourself.” Most of my recent life, as you can tell by the many blog posts I’ve written, I’ve wrestled with the idea of identity. How do I even determine who I am? Life is constant evolution (see upcoming blog post). So how do I determine who I am at any given time? I […]Read more "On Becoming…"
Life is chaotic. And I’ve spent so much of my life living by the scripts people handed me. Everybody has a script for you to follow–whether it’s a career, a family, or even beliefs. And of course it’s because they care. But I think we spend so much of our lives trying to incorporate as […]Read more "Unscripting Life"
“There’s no lie you won’t tear down coming after me.” Reckless love. People have been singing about it for ages now. But what about when that reckless love betrays you? What about when that Love doesn’t catch you when you fall; what about when that Love leaves you when you needed it the most. When […]Read more "When Faith Breaks"
23 It sounds so young. And yet, in the past year, I feel like I’ve been forced to grow and stretch in ways I didn’t know I could. In this year, I fell in love with the love of my life and in this year I lost him. I know many of you have questions […]Read more "23"
Lately, there has been quite a bit of discussion in the church. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, I’d even say it is a positive improvement. What isn’t, is the way some people are going about these discussions. Slander, personal attacks, and assumptions are all sanctioned under the guise of “supporting/telling the […]Read more "Guilty until proven innocent (and other lies we’re told…) Pt. 1"
“And all His promises are yes and amen.” There’s something else that fear taught me about. Grace. My views of God and His attitude towards me began to evolve and some of them began to fall away. It has been my experience that when we let fear rule us we not only damage ourselves, but […]Read more "yes and amen – pt. 2"
“And all His promises are yes and amen.” Fear. It’s one of the monsters I have had to fight in my own life. I always thought I wasn’t afraid of anything but the dark. But as I grew older I’ve realized that I wasn’t afraid of the darkness itself, but the unknown within it. Now, […]Read more "yes and amen – pt 1"