All The Things.

All The Things.

The season of Lent is nearly upon us. A time to pause, reflect, pick things up and set things down. A moment to pray and see and seek and wonder. A season to be reminded that Christ is the focus. But if I'm being honest? It's hard to figure out what needs focusing on these [...]

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Tremendous.

Tremendous.

I was pulling onto 4th Avenue North in Franklin when my phone lit up. "What biblical comfort would you give to someone struggling with anxiety/panic attacks?" My mind flooded with those moments. Weeping on the bed of my hotel last year, fists clenched, doubled over. Pulling my car over in college to try and grab [...]

Ache.

Ache.

I didn't even realize what was happening until I was already deep in a can't-go-back-now sort of way. I was working on a video project at my office and it was getting later and later, and suddenly, it was dark. Granted, that's not too unusual in the Winter when the sun seems to set at 4pm. [...]

Living Water

Living Water

So, if you're new to my story, I should tell you this: my body won't retain water. It's a problem with my brain where it won't tell my kidneys to keep water in my system to keep me alive. It's a new-ish sort of thing that showed up about a year ago, but it's been making [...]

Fleeting

Fleeting

I’ve been pacing back and forth in my own heart for months over this. The screen in front of my eyes and the keyboard beneath my fingertips seem to mock me right where I am—stuck. In the commute through Nashville into Franklin. In line at the grocery store. Taking walks downtown when I need to [...]

How To Start a Blog

How To Start a Blog

Sit on it for a very long time. Consider the fact that this has been in the back of your head for years, and that you've been writing for a very long time, but minimize that and get super insecure and think of reasons to back out. Start to tell a few close friends what [...]