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  • and they were.

    God said, “Hello light!” and light shone into the darkness. God called the light, “Day” and the darkness, “Night.” “You’re good,” God said. And they were. Then God said, “Hello sea! Hello sky!” and a great space opened up, wide and deep and high. “You’re good,” God said. And they were. Then God said, “Hello […]

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  • I was in geometry.

    I remember today, 13 years ago, I was in Geometry class. My teacher was an elderly man who shuffled when he walked, his neck protruding forward behind large-rimmed glasses. He left the classroom daily like clockwork to slowly idle his way to the teacher’s lounge, pick up a small styrofoam cup of steamy black coffee, […]

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  • Intermission (Easter 2014)

    On this day, with disbelief and unbelief, the disciples thought that all was lost. Despite all that they had been promised, all that had been foretold, their hearts were burdened with the dear One they had laid to rest in the tomb. They sealed Him in for what they thought would be forevermore. In hindsight […]

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  • the best kind of homework

    “It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” Oscar Wilde I am of the philosophy that writers must read and readers must write. The two disciplines truly go hand in hand. As you fill your mind with more and more knowledge, truth, perspective and awareness, words […]

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  • Jake’s Valentine Prayer

    Jake and I have continued to realize how different we both are in regards to our love languages, our sentimentality, our ideal gifts, etc.  for Valentines this year he really showed me love well. Even if I weren’t sentimental and love words, this gift should mean the world to me because it shows how lovely […]