You’re Not Alone: I’m Struggling Forward Too
The tundra of vulnerability is pretty lonely. It’s also necessary.
Satisfaction is in the Knowing
Recently, I’ve been meditating on the word “satisfy.” See, in light of this COVID-19 quarantine, and the other 1,311 weeks of my life, it is come to my attention that I’m not entirely satisfied in the Lord.
Why Impatience Is Worse Than You Think & Waiting Isn’t
I sit and stare at the microwave turntable that is my life, wondering. “Lord! When are you going to come rescue me, rescue us, from this pain?” It’s a question I’m sure Caleb asked as well–probably multiple times. After all, wandering through the wilderness for 40 years does provide ample thinking time.
What I Wish Someone Had Told Me About The First Year Out of College
For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to have a career that truly makes a difference. That is completely due to the grace of God, but not in the ways I expected. There is a profound blessing in having trials early in life. What I didn’t understand at the time, was that those…
Happy November! This is the time of year when I burrow away in my house and overdose on hot tea. Running in the winter is fun, don’t get my wrong, but after breakfast and a shower, there are few things I find more compelling than the warmth of my electric blanket. That being said, the…
A letter from 18-year-old me
When you’re deep in an eating disorder, everything in a little fuzzy. So I’m going to blame anorexia for the fact that I didn’t remember my freshman year letter. I’m kidding. But not really, because up until today: I didn’t think I’d written a letter at all. According to the email I received, every Butler…
Sometimes I get crazy-discouraged. Sometimes I get so frustrated at the world (or myself) that sit in my squalor and I let the negativity wash over me: “You aren’t good enough. You’ll never have friends. You will never find love. You are such a loser. No one likes spending time with you.” And I attempt…