where the light shines through

  FROM THE INBOX The email still sits in the organized layers of my inbox. A miracle because its survived many attempts to clear out and simplify. Bringing me back to that instant, eyes welling over inexplainably, something within resonating. Because at every stage in life, the darkness tries to invade all you hold dear,…

Hello Hurricane

Help me see beyond this picture. Widen my perspective and view to realize there is something beyond this story unfolding. May I trust it even when I cannot see it and all feels like invisible pressure and silent terror stealing my heart’s blood + beat. Switchfoot’s Vice Verses Deluxe Album fell into my Spotify shuffle…

Post Concert Daze : The Day I Met Switchfoot

Post concert depression. It’s real. One week out and it’s still here. The lights, the sounds, the songs fade. But the ways they cut through the atmosphere and penetrated your heart will always remain. And you’re exhilarated to be alive. This one’s for the concert goers. The souls who come alive and get swept away…

Reflections on Living, Hope, and Twenty One Pilots Lyrics

9.10.16 Now the night is coming to an end. The sun will rise and we will try again. Stay alive, stay alive for me.  Twenty One Pilots. Hey there friends. Happy weekend (or whatever time you are reading this). Today is another Saturday, another morning waking up to light in the skies, another day with…

One Heart. Two Hands.

“One heart. Two hands. Your life is all you hold.” –If the House Burns Down Tonight, Switchfoot Where to begin? It all started with this package : It was the middle of a summer that took everything out of me, physically, emotionally, mentally, spiritually. I had just hit that low point, the one where you find any…

Film Stories: Bird in a Cage

PSA: THIS CONTAINS SPOILER MATERIAL IF YOU’RE NOT CAUGHT UP ON THE FOURTH SEASON OF ARROW.   It’s no secret that I love stories, whether that’s movies, tv shows, books, etc. Characters can have a lot to teach us, and that’s really cool to discover. I wrote this as an appreciation for the character of…