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…

To The Camp Staff That Turned Into Family

A longing to be back comes and goes in huge waves. It’s been over a month since I drove down the bumpy lane that leads to camp. And just like those flashback scenes in movies, memories play out in my mind and make me fall in love all over again with the adventure of this…

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…

Campfires & Crazy Costumes : Reflections from Camp Counselor Life

When people ask me how my summer was, I usually resort to the phrase “draining but so rewarding”, stopping without detail. How can you truly convey the depth of the stories of what God has done this summer? I went through the most incredible experience. It was simply life changing.   This summer, I left…

Glimpses in the Starlight

June 24. 2016: “This is a forever kind of a day, in those once-in-a-lifetime type of weeks.” Conversation after conversation, I pick up on the huge glimpses revealed, ones of lives that will never be the same. Whole stories are surrendered to find themselves as part of the far greater Grand Story that exists. Everything…

Art in the Mess

|| For we are His workmanship (poem, artwork) created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them. Ephesians 2:10 // Even the mess is turned into A R T and my soul needs that reminder. Every part of our S T O RY has purpose. || This…