But if I stop loving, if I stop letting the spirit of God move in me, am I still me? Continue reading Rooted
For the lives lost in First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, I promise that wherever I am, you are there. The news has not released your names yet, but I promise that I will not fear walking through that church door and finding my spot in the pew, because you weren’t. Continue reading Response to Sutherland Springs Shooting
In death, there is no turning back, no last minute good deed, no “winging-it.” Continue reading Dead Come to Life
My scar is weakness sewn back together with Something much stronger: a Something that lets me laugh in the face of the anxieties we create for ourselves, a Something that is home no matter where I am, a Something that lets me look in the mirror and see the strength of the Rocky Mountains stand in perfection atop someone very weak, but very much at peace. Continue reading The Fourth Scar
As a dancer, you must ask yourself: How can I make His choreography, the ultimate choreography, my own, while still sticking to the Creator’s true intent? Continue reading Learning to Dance
You could easily be reading something else. Listening to something else. Watching something else. But, with no one other than God to thank, you aren’t. Continue reading Shorelines
Where is God in our hearts when the nitrogen of self-reliance creeps to poison? Where is the Cross when we try to atone for our errors and earn praise from ourselves and others? Christ’s merits are forgotten in that daze, under the push and pull of those waters we face, and we take for granted His permanence. There is danger in the beauty of this place. Continue reading Decompression: Thoughts on Homesickness
“It is my hope that whatever the outcome of this election may be, whatever new president and administration is in power, whatever government that comes about, no matter how unfavorable it may be, that people would demonstrate good behavior for it is God who has ultimate authority and ‘in God we trust.'” Continue reading An Unfavorable Government: Lessons from Daniel
He is the Creator of the universe, yet He is our friend. Prayer is simply a conversation with a friend, yet it is before the King of all kings. Continue reading To the One Who Not Only Speaks, But Listens
Now is the time to destabilize the culture of gun ownership; it is time to turn to those on both sides of the gun, to don our Armor of Light, and to listen. Continue reading Armored in Light
What is one passage you’re meditating on as you navigate midterm papers/exams?
Taken from Cornerstone Magazine, Brown University and RISD’s Christian Literary Arts Magazine, part of a “student-led movement of Christian journals on college campuses” called the Augustine Collective Continue reading Question of the Week!
He stood up for the minorities; he walked alongside those who were hurt; he marched with the oppressed. He was betrayed and in the end, the very people he trusted most crucified him. But here is where you and I can find strength and power. Continue reading To My Black Friends: You are Victorious. Even in Death.