I know what it’s like

I know what it's like to feel like you have no purpose, like you don't count in the world. I know what's its like to feel like you make no contribution big enough to be truly missed, if something were to happen to you. I know what its like to feel bored with life, to…

With the Mourning

God asks his servants to do hard things, to live difficult lives, sometimes experience pain and heartache, he asks us to swim through affliction. We all know this as Christians. He uses these things to change us, like a carving knife changes a sculpture. But what we sometimes forget is that God often brings us…

who do you say I am

when I'm empty of words its because I'm full of questions when I have nothing to give and little to say and sense cannot form and life is delayed I cannot walk forward I barely rise up I'm frozen and awkward despairing and stuck my mind cannot settle its hard to decide confused and afraid…

On Saying Goodbye

There are countless hard things in life.  Death and burial, divorce and betrayal, moving out and moving on, are just a few that come to my mind. Anything that happens to us or near us, that forces us to say goodbye, can be difficult.  In these challenging moments, let’s face it, we want to disappear…

Memory Work

Sometimes the best way to retrieve memories is to tiptoe through the past, get what you need and then run like hell. Sometimes there are seasons of safety when growth helps you build a tent among the forgotten pieces of the past and get the work done. Unfortunately memories can be like shrapnel embedded deeply…