(10 Minute Read) If my Communication degree has taught me anything, it’s the importance of defining words and phrases to clarify communication before we start. When we say “Black Lives Matter”, what does that mean? It’s been a phrase that’s united millions of people across the world, and yet, the phrase has been villainized by […]Read more "Black Lives Matter."
(4 Minute Read) Since I was a little kid I’ve had an attraction to people. Not like a science-fiction connection, that would be weird. Although I wouldn’t mind being a character in Harry Potter. It’s an empathetic connection. Yet, until I was twenty years old I didn’t realize that’s what it was. I honestly thought […]Read more "Someday is Today"
(3 Minute Read) In spite of nearly every person on earth offering up their opinion on the coronavirus, I want to give you mine. This will be a quick post because I don’t want to add to the noise and the clutter of life, so if you feel overwhelmed by the amount of opinions you […]Read more "Me, You, and the Coronavirus"
(7 minute read) I think the best moments of life often come while we are sitting around a table. John Mark McMillan once said that none of the accomplishments of life, “feel as good as sitting across the table from somebody, telling a story, laughing a little, crying a little, raising a glass and hearing […]Read more "The Table"
(5 Minute Read) I wrote this last September but I was scared to share it. My hope is that you’ll receive it with grace. I went into the summer of 2018 with one purpose: To have my eyes transformed to see Jesus as friend in my life, and to become a closer friend to Him. […]Read more "Jesus, My Friend"
(5 Minute Read) My sister-in-law wrote this and I NEED the world to read it. The pressure to become the perfect mom begins before your child is even born. Any time you log on to the internet there are new articles and opinions on whether to vaccinate or not to vaccinate, to send your toddler […]Read more "My Significance"
I had two concussions this past year as a result of playing football, and if I’m being honest they have left me in a lot of pain. Not so much physically, although they brought headaches and pressure to my head, but more so mentally and emotionally. I’ve never had any diagnosed concussions until this year, […]Read more "Healthy"
I know I haven’t written in awhile, but I’ve been thinking a lot. Lately, I’ve really been thinking quite a lot about identity and how significant it is in our lives. It plays such a huge role in shaping us and motivating us within every situation of life, but I think we often times forget […]Read more "Identity"
To introduce this post I want to tell a story. The story is of a man who went to battle and won many, many victories. He was a fearless warrior who seemed invincible because of his ability to leave battle without any injury. But one day, he was pierced by an arrow that had split […]Read more "Band-Aid Effect"
Our sexuality is at an all time crossfire. With the world giving us this “do what you feel” mentality it’s no wonder we are seeing so many sexual harassment and assault cases arising. We say, “Do what makes you happy” or “Do what you feel” but then when someone does what they feel and it […]Read more "Scandalous Times"