Sometimes, I can’t help but feel sorry for uprooted trees, even if they are simply waiting for a plant lover to put them in a more permanent place. Trees are wired to root deeply into things, and having such roots exposed and unattached seems like it would be a scary and raw thing.
I mean, if trees had feelings. Continue reading “A Story Of Uprooted Identity”
I’m a writer, and therefore, used to digital criticism, insults, and the occasional threat. Continue reading “Acting Like Jesus in the Age of Internet Trolls”
I’ve stood on a battlefield, staring down a roaring lion, glimpsing the mountains in the background. I’ve stood in that moment and realized that there’s a fight to be had and a long trek ahead.
And that’s before I even opened my eyes to turn off the agitating alarm telling me to begin the day. Continue reading “lions to fight and mountains to climb”
“In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind.” Continue reading “The Source of Life”
Have you ever been so engrossed in something that when you are, inevitably, snapped back into reality, it almost feels like you were physically, not just mentally, removed?
Continue reading “The Magnetism of Stories”
“When we are bored, it can only be because we have stopped looking at Jesus. He can’t be boring. If we find him boring, it’s because we are boring. The deficiency is ours, not his.” Continue reading “The Vivid Life”
“There’s something about it that makes sense, Lent. You give something up, and everything’s more joyful.” -Elaine Stritch Continue reading “Jesus is BETTER: Why I’m Observing Lent as a Non-Catholic”
Yesterday, October 25th, marked two months since I moved away from my home, my family and friends, and everything that was familiar in order to finish my education. Although this is a common and usual thing as you transition into adulthood, change is a significantly difficult thing for me to handle; I have always taken a little bit longer than others to adapt to things, and I love dwelling in my comfort zone. Continue reading “Off the Edge of Life”