.004 Sometimes Making the Decision is the Hardest Part

I’m standing on the edge of a new threshold right now; the kind of place that knits fear and possibility together and smudges expectations. My future direction, the one I had so clearly laid out in my mind, has warped once again. I’m in a messy place full of decisions and I spend so much…

Steps

Seven years ago, a very normal incident sparked a series of events that threw me into one of the craziest, richest journeys I’ve ever walked and blew the dust off of a faith that was beginning to grow stale. I met one of my best friends while walking home from school one day. I didn’t…

The One I Didn’t Want to Post

I didn’t want to post this. There is nothing scandalous here, no deep, dark secrets, but being vulnerable in a public space is just rough, sometimes. Often I’ll learn things about myself and it turns into a post and I just kind of pray, “God? Couldn’t you teach me about some kind of world issue…

There Are More Questions Than "Why"

For the past few months I have been running up a huge learning curve. Actually, it isn’t even a curve. It has just been a straight line pointing “up” and it doesn’t show signs of sloping downward any time soon. However, I feel as though I’ve hashed through enough lately that I’m gaining some kind…

So, Who Will You Be?

It’s university and I’m eighteen years old and attempting to construct some plan my future, but I’m caught in a tension. The dilemma is whether I should do what I want to do, what I think I should do, or if there is any difference at all between those two questions. I say that I…

On Community and Why I Love Story

I haven’t written here for a while. It isn’t for lack of wanting to, but sometimes there are more intense seasons we walk through in life that require rest and recuperation after we experience them. As much as I hate to admit it, I have limitations and seasons of rest are just as important as…