The biggest lie: we’ve got so many days ahead of us.

That title, it’s not true. We’ve got so many days ahead of us. We can start there and move onto the next thing. Life is really freaking short. We can move to that dot, let’s make that our road map. This past Saturday night, a guy I went to school with my whole life until…

On dependence.

It’s been really cool to take a step back and reflect for these past few days on this year. It was a big one, and I feel like I refer to every year as wild, but I think that’s a better label on 2018 than it has been on any other year. It looked like…

Slipping backward and inward.

You know when there’s writing, or painting or taking photographs or whatever your creative outlet is, that is about to boil over onto everything you’ve currently got going on and all the composure you’ve mustered up? The best feeling in the world. Right on the edge of greatness. That was me, yesterday morning, super distracted,…

We can do better.

“It’s sadly the most unoriginal hurt.” That quote was the one that stung me the most this week, when I watched an interview of a woman talking about her rape when she was a teenager. And I’ve continually heard the quote: “We can do better.” And I’ve mostly heard that quote in relation to having…

I shoved the I-could-never’s away.

I stopped using the phrase, “I could never do that.” And I’ve spent these past few weeks reflecting back on seasons of intense change, without even realizing it, because I happen to be in one right now. I’ll start with this “I could never do that,” though it was more of a whispered one to…

For when I am weak.

Weak is one of those words I used to hate, but now it feels like a sort of peace offering. Using that word feels like some sort of Ebenezer in desperate moments where I can look back and say, “This. This is exactly where God showed up when I thought He never would even though He…