Near Tragedy

It’s strange to consider the proximity of the scariest things to our lives—the smallest decisions that lead to the greatest consequences or the most uncontrolled things that so decide to grace our lives with their hovering and overpowering, fear-filling tendencies. We are strangely close to car accidents, addiction, cancer, natural disasters—horrors virtually uncontrollable by anyone.…

Short Thoughts on Another Year

Every year, when my birthday comes around, I freak out a little bit. Which is rather odd, since I’m barely an adult—shouldn’t I be excited? Don’t get me wrong because I really am, but there’s something so strange about another year of your life coming and going. I find myself constantly questioning whether or not…

Imperfect Christmas

I have always been head-over-heels IN LOVE with Christmas. There is this incomparable wonder that encompasses this time of the year—but, it’s really hard when that isn’t captured. This season is really rough for a lot of people—depression is real, loss is real, anxiety, dissociation, horrible family situations, they are all super real and super…

This Is About Something

I have read a thousand verses and sung a thousand songs; prayed a thousand prayers and heard a thousand words… Yet here I sit, constantly wondering about God and His goodness—I’ve realized my greatest points of question have come at times when I am not being consistent or intentional in pursuing Him with my time.…