not finished yet

everything smells like campfire. and that feels just the way it should be. sitting under the stars that stretch beyond your view. sunsets that saturate. camp songs. cheers echoing across the hills. cinnamon rolls on saturday morning. inner tubes on the lazy river. worship shaking the dining hall. the creak of the lodge deck swings….

ending | excuse us while we sing to the sky

end. a final part of something, especially a period of time, an activity, or a story. the furthest or most extreme part of something, limit. the conclusion, the resolution. to come or bring to a final point. to finish. with graduating college, moving, leaving the community I’ve come to love, and concluding my role as…

the things learned in spring 2018

some seasons of life squeeze in a lifetime’s worth of golden memories and significant events in a whirlwind of days. these past spring months have characterized this quite well.  I’m currently in denial that March, April, and now May have flown past. I guess graduation will do that to you. that’s right, it actually happened….

worthless worries burden me

It’s reached that inevitable stage of life, the one that finds you in your twenties, on the verge of closing out the college chapter. And the whole world is before you, filled with hundreds upon hundreds of options, or so they always seem to be saying. Possibilities so endless that it makes you want to…

take the world but give me Jesus

When you pray asking Jesus to make you more desperate for Him… …theoretically you shouldn’t be shocked when that’s put to the test almost instantly. It was the first Friday of the semester, January 2017, when the world seemed alive with those new-year rich hopes. You were sitting there in a chapel row, the rhythms…

taking my time on my ride

As a long time fan of using any and all car rides to let the rhythm of music flood the car at socially unacceptable levels, this drive was no different. Pulling in to the driveway of the place I’ve called home, after a lingering round of goodbyes at college, Ride by Twenty One Pilots happened…