Not every thought has to be fully formed, so this is where I capture the fun, frivolous, or spur-of-the-moment musings.
Every Creature BeautifulThe biblical story of the creation of the world is not one of defining binaries, but of recognizing the beauty inherent in each of us.
The GREATEST Reason the Writers Strike is Good for AmericaThere's one really great thing about this writers strike.
God’s Holiness, Justice, and LoveGod's holiness and justness are products of God's love. They don't exist as independent characteristics, creating conflicts in God's character. Holiness and justice are outflows of God's nature, which is love.
Wounded for FearA Good Friday meditation on why Jesus suffered the cross.
Why it’s been hard for me to feel my feelingsI exist at the intersection of three groups that are really bad at expressing their feelings. I’ve spent a lot of time in therapy working through this problem, and I want to share what that intersection has looked like in my life.
Why I Love Words and PaperWords, if you look at them, are a binary of black and white, ink on a page. But when we listen to them, when we see them for what they mean, they shine.
The Joy and Pain of My StorytellingContinually I find myself unable to capture the details in my imagination as words on a page. It's an awful cycle. I love it.
Grandfathers, Death, and the Character of LifeI was fortunate to have three grandpas in my life. It’s strange having all three of them gone. An entire generation of men in my lineage has passed. I feel the weight of it, as if a mantle has been passed to my father, and the mantle he wore has been passed to me.
God is Love, Not a Slave LordDespite what Paul says, I don’t think God desires us to be slaves of God.
A Found Poem About Friendship Based on a ChatGPT Poem About SocksWhen I asked ChatGPT to write a sonnet about socks, it did! And a surprisingly coherent one, too. But then I wanted to see if I could take what it created and turn it into something new.
What I Mean When I Say “Something New”Yesterday I said I was starting something new: a “web log” or “blog” for short. That was a joke, because blogs have been around for a long time now. What I actually mean is that I’m going back to something old.
Starting Something NewSo here I am. It’s the second day of January. I’m starting something new. I’m calling it a “web log” or “blog” for short. (It's okay to laugh, that was a joke.)