in all. (eph. 4:6)

God, you are in it all. If I truly believe that, that means that my heart should praise Him equally in times of triumph and trial, right? Instead, in difficult times this past winter–of illness and injury and the stresses that accompany them, I treated prayer as more  of a bargaining game. I would agree to praise Him… […]

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muse. (john 15:5)

I would never be sitting here if it weren’t for your saving grace. I would never be dreaming so boldly that the gift I have to offer could be the gift the world needs… Or be thinking that my poetry-writing soul is actually worth something to this fallen (and being-redeemed) world… If it were not […]

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masterpiece. (eph. 2:10)

I have chosen to audaciously believe that who I actually am, is who the world actually needs. And I think you should believe that too. You are a masterpiece and I mean that with every ounce of myself. We can hear that all the time, but it’s true and you are and I hope today is the […]

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logic. (proverbs 3:5)

Two things I believe: 1. The Christian faith is quite logical. 2. In times when my mind doubts, my soul is simply unable to. I think apologetics is very important. I believe that ultimate truth can face fire and remain. I love to engage in conversations involving all the hard questions that people have about the Christian faith […]

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glory. (2 cor. 4:17)

  The roller coaster of this human experience can be tiring. I both get caught up in the abundant joys and forget about the pain in this world, and get caught up in the pain and forget about all the beauty this life has to offer. I believe God is calling me to embrace both of […]

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the deep. (psalm 42:7)

I was sitting on the dock of a quiet lake yesterday, in awe of the wonder before me. I had listened to a message by John Piper that talked about pressing our hearts into God’s creation. So I sat there reflecting on the water.

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