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THAT SPECIAL SOMEONE

I want to be boldly romantic with God like King David, St. Peter, and St. Francis, but what does this look like? How can I be romantic with the Lord? I do this by being like the great men I’ve been talking about…

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STAINED GLASS

It was through prayer that I realized I had to invite God to do the work in my heart. After all, it was His plan in the first place, and I took over, thinking I could do a better job…

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NOT ABOUT ME

The phrase “it’s not about you” is thrown around a lot here. I thought I understood it and lived into to this concept, but apparently I didn’t fully know what it meant…

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Oceans

All summer, my prayer was wrapped around the song “Oceans” by Hillsong United. The beautifully simple lyrics entranced me. I wanted to have the faith to keep my eyes above the waves wherever God would call me, to keep my eyes above the waves of life, to stand firm in […]

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More to Life than Friday Night Lights

There were five of us. Emily was home recovering from sickness. We cranked up the music and cruised down the highway to our first Friday night lights experience in The Woodlands, Texas (North Houston). Drunk on the Holy Spirit If anyone was walking by as we got out of the […]

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Fearless Victory

Victory: A superior position achieved against any opponent, opposition, or difficulty. A triumph; the ultimate decisive superiority in any battle or contest. That is the definition of victory, and I’ll tell ya: I get so pumped up just reading that little blurb. Why? Because we’re all a part of the […]

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I Am Free!

Every day I face a choice: to pick up my cross and follow Jesus or to not pick up my cross and to not follow Jesus… Wait… I am already baptized, I have consumed Jesus Christ, I have confirmed my faith and accepted Jesus as my savior. So why do […]

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Responding to God During a time of Lament

“All her people groan, searching for bread, They give their precious things for food, to retain the breath of life. ‘Look, O Lord, and pay attention to how I have been demeaned! Come, all who pass by the way, pay attention and see: Is there any pain like my pain, […]

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Home is Wherever I’m With You.

The past year of my life has been an adventure. I have been in more places the last twelve months than I had been in the first twelve years of my life. I have road tripped all the way up and down the east coast, flown west for the summer, […]

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My Divine Appointment was from Finland

It was a scorching hot summer day. We left the shade of the high Barcelona city buildings and crossed over a plaza on our way to the pier. It was while we were joking around, probably complaining about the heat and our naive decision not to bring water bottles that […]

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