I've forfeited a lot of experiences in my life, but what I haven't lost is wisdom.
The Most Misunderstood Fact About Growth
If this tree understands the dilemma, he doesn’t let on. And I feel a surge of compassion because I didn't know when I was leaning precariously either.
You’re Not Alone: I’m Struggling Forward Too
The tundra of vulnerability is pretty lonely. It's also necessary.
A Dependent 2023
The book of Genesis captures it clearly–how you and I came to so deeply fixate on ourselves. It started with a man and a woman just like us. Eve saw a forbidden fruit that looked good. She wanted what she wanted, no matter the consequence. So, she savored the fruit–knowledge of good and evil she … Continue reading A Dependent 2023
Why Your Messy Middle Moments Matter
you’re here and you are loved. That means that you and I are living testaments to God’s faithfulness in the middle (1 John 5:10).
I didn't merely see weakness in myself. I also recognized the glimmering logo of humanity: freshly-fallen tears. And tears meant I was alive
If I Could Thank The Nurse Who Helped Save My Life…
When I was sixteen years old, I met a nurse named Dawn on one of the hardest days of my life.
Why Caring Deeply Hurts and is Worth It
What’s brittle will break, but what’s brave will bruise and blossom. I’m aiming to be the latter.
You Are More Than What You Do: A Journal Excerpt Circa 2020
And the only reason God would still be here is if I can’t earn love at all— no matter how many books I read or how toned my abs are or how many hours of the day I devote the bettering my worldly existence. No, He’d only be here if all those efforts–and my respective failures to perfect any of them–weren’t the measure of worth that I’ve deemed them to be.
One Crucial Thing I’ve Learned About Confidence
I'm learning that I've been confident in my identity very little in comparison to how confident I've been in my walls of perfectionism.