I just found this old draft. It's over three years old. Before I got married, I complained that no one told me the difficult parts of it; they only told me the happy parts. The parts that you see in the perfectly edited photos from the wedding day. None of the befores and afters. Well, … Continue reading all in a year
What are the odds that in the same week I decide to have a voice again, I am left speechless by a random coup...? Typical Wednesday afternoon after the year(s) we had and continue to have, it seems. Anyway... I used to be able to write really good posts. I figured out what happened. I've … Continue reading speechless again
felt your hot breath and your tears falling to my chest as we feared together, things to come. i sat quietly, your arms around me, with lightbulbs in my head turning on. thinking when we're old, if we make it there... i don't believe in promises, but this i swear: i know you'll love me … Continue reading year one, the poem.
gotta be vulnerable. i started this blog because i convinced myself i just needed a new platform for content creation. for fun content, not the serious stuff i used to write. but after just a week, i have started doubting my intentions and abilities. i started telling myself i needed to make money as a … Continue reading putting everything out here
"I want to be the kind of writer who is awake to the realities of heaven, but engaged in the realities of this world." -Allison Vesterfelt in Packing Light I hope I can be this writer for you. I hope my posts challenge you to see the God of Christianity in a new way. I … Continue reading I want to be…
I. Hate. Guidelines. I hate checklists. I hate to-do lists. I hate advice on how to accomplish a task. Okay, kind of. I think the amount of knowledge on the Internet right now is terrifying. And a HUGE majority of this knowledge is "how-to." How to have the perfect wedding, how to write a novel, … Continue reading Guidelines for avoiding guidelines.