writing to change the world
with the Word of God
September 18, 2014
The unfamiliar sounds of the wind between the buildings and cars bustling to office spaces I have only, but briefly known are drowned by the early morning sunlight. That rush of traveling to an unfamiliar place has diminished in recent years as my life has settled around my wife and daughter. They are where I never want to leave and that is where I feel most at home. On a recent trip to Portland, Oregon I was awakened to the rush of what I used to love about traveling to new places. The air, the sounds, and the feel of the pavement against my feet as I traveled along foreign avenues. Read more.
September 16, 2014
Enduring trials is one of the hardest and most enriching parts of the Christian faith. Though the triumph of those trials is often misconstrued or misdirected until that one brief moment when we realize the intent and true victor of our trial. The strength to both endure and overcome a trial doesn’t come from an inner, hidden strength to see us through. Honestly we don’t have that kind of strength hidden away for a rainy day; it simply isn’t within us. When we attempt to fight against our inadequacies in the midst of a trial we find ourselves frustrated, tired, down right angry, and so on. We cannot struggle alone and hope to overcome. Read more.
August 7, 2014
Each year I tend to write a post about marriage and this year was going to be no exception, however, in the midst of writing I didn’t feel the urge to write. So instead I started writing about how much I admire my wife. Four years ago I married the love of my life. I would say that is where the story began, but that is where we stepped on the gas. On our first date, I picked her up at her parents house and decided to take her to sushi. My mistake was not asking if she even liked sushi, so not only was it our first date, but it was her first trip to a sushi restaurant. After teaching her how to use chopsticks and what to order that might not taste too wierd the date went fairly good. Read more.
July 28, 2014
Read more from writing the journey →