(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"
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"
Uganda, Africa. 2018. It has taken me a long time to even think about writing about our trip to Africa (or write at all, really), and although I’ve now thought about it a few times, I don’t know how to put it into words, really. But I’m going to try. There was so much that […]Read more "Becoming A Child, Again"
I turned twenty-three last weekend, and the days leading up to it I couldn’t help but reflect on the previous year. Year twenty-two was full of so much growth. Growth within myself and how I see myself; growth in relationship with people; and mostly (most importantly) growth with our Father and how I perceive Him […]Read more "Twenty-three"
Just a short post on this day of Thanksgiving and joy. I never want to lose sight of the many things I have to be thankful for. Some of the things that I’m thankful for: I’m thankful for Jesus. My Jesus. The Only One who chose with everything He had to die in my place […]Read more "Thanks(ful)giving"
Blessings on blessings on blessings and lessons. 4. LISTENING– What a gift this is to have. To be able to listen to someone speak, or my favorite song (or any song, really) being played through my earbuds, or even simpler and quieter sounds of waterfalls or the wind outside while I’m falling asleep. It’s such […]Read more "No I’m Not Lucky, I’m Blessed (pt. 2)"
So I was at work a couple of weeks ago and I was trimming and pruning some of the pine trees around the yard and as I was in the midst of it I couldn't help but think to myself, "You know, these aren't actually that bad. I don't know why I have to trim […]Read more "Pruning Season"
I wrote the outline of this message on an index card a couple of years ago intending to one day write a sermon on it, and someday I will, but for now I want you to hear it in this moment. No matter what struggle you are coming up against or what pain you are […]Read more "Peaks and Valleys"
Man, God is so faithful. I’m not really a big person on new years resolutions, but over the past couple of years I have participated in the #MyOneWord project with my family and a few friends and although I haven’t always been completely committed to it, I have seen so much growth in it. In […]Read more "New Year, Renewed Me"