How to Turn 26.

How to Turn 26.

The way I see it, I think I have a couple options about how to approach this birthday: I could be sent (stomping) to time-out...or I could choose to build a fort. I think I'm allowed to feel frustrated. This past Sunday, I saw Dr. Jeremy Begbie's lecture entitled "The Sound of Hope." Actually, saw is the wrong word. [...]

I used to think electric guitars killed piano hymns and now I think I can hear the beauty in the black and white keys.

I used to think electric guitars killed piano hymns and now I think I can hear the beauty in the black and white keys.

Hello from the other side. I must have called a thousand times to tell you I’m sorry. I let the smoke cloud my judgment, lost in a haze of fog machines and flashing lights and thumping bass (ear plugs required). Don’t hear me wrong—God can meet people in the spaces filled with electric guitars. God [...]

Mourning the Loss of a Mother-Daughter Road Trip.

Mourning the Loss of a Mother-Daughter Road Trip.

My friend recently came back from a five-week adventure in Thailand with her husband. They had no plan of where they would stay and spent every waking and sleeping moment together. When they returned to the US, they brought back dengue fever with them so they spent their first week home resting and visiting doctors. [...]

Cold Showers.

Cold Showers.

You know that feeling when it's a cold winter night and you can't wait to take a hot, steamy shower before you snuggle under your warm covers? Ok, now how about that feeling when you get in the shower and instead the water keeps getting colder and colder and you inch to the H more, then [...]