The WORST Missionary

I am the WORST Missionary. No, for real. I am...


Called to Stand

“Class, I want you to answer a couple questions about yourself, so that all of us can hear. What is your intended major, and what do you want to do vocationally when you graduate?” my professor asks. I started attending dual enrollment community college classes during the spring semester of my freshman year in high... Continue Reading →

old places, new dreams.

Tonight, I fall asleep in the same bed I fell  in four years ago. Tonight, I reflect on the dreams I fell asleep with four years ago. Different yet the same. Old places, old memories, old callings, new dreams. The last time I fell asleep in this bed, I was preparing to embark on the... Continue Reading →

Where I Am Most Content

“Pleased and satisfied: not needing more.” Yawn. Merriam-Webster Dictionary believes that this defines contentedness, but I beg to differ. That definition, while true, does not even cover the full meaning of what it is like to be content. I believe that contentedness is when joy bubbles up from somewhere deep inside, like from your soul, and you... Continue Reading →

The Power of Love

“Teacher,” he declared, “all these I have kept since I was a boy.” Jesus looked at him and loved him. (Mark 10:20 NIV) As the self-righteous words poured from the rich man’s mouth, Jesus looked at him and loved him. Even though the man declared impossible perfection, Jesus loved him simply because he was a... Continue Reading →

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