He is trustworthy

I feared that the events of the past 3 weeks would drag on and be discouragement after disappointment, as they had in the past. Instead, God has totally been present. I have felt carried by prayers of others, of my community and friends and family.  I have failed and there was a mess. And through…

rainbows and promises

a lightness in my soul weight that is lifting as i slowly release it from my grip, my grasp to tightly held doubts, controlling grips and idols, good things that became gods, fears and doubts and pride finally reaching a place where i can actually feel progress. growth. this lump of clay is finally showing…

My Epiphany (Part One)

I have SO much on my heart that I want to share with you. (This might turn into a two-part-er)  Firstly…Last night I read a couple articles a friend who is also going to Chicago shared with our group, and was just absolutely struck by the simplicity of what it means to live missionally. I’ve…

the view…

this is my life right now. stuck behind a hill unable to see the view ahead. when I take time and do the effort needed to climb the hill a beautiful view and new perspective awaits. and this isn’t even that great of a view, but it’s better than the first one, and it’s part…

New Song and Why I Wrote It: Trust

What you are about to hear is the sound of  yours truly alone in a tiny practice room with a baby grand on a Friday afternoon. I recorded this rough take on my iPhone, it’s an original song I wrote this past summer. It’s rough but I wanted to get it out here and let u have a…

He’s enough

arising in my soul unrest. how can i just…waste my time when there is so much hurt, brokenness in the world. how can i … what can i… how do i even go about following this absurd voice asking me to write songs of hope and healing? how do i do this and pay my…

Am I secure in my identity in Christ?

Trying to Control Others Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. When a person’s self-worth or success hinges on the achievement of a goal which can be blocked or which is uncertain or impossible, how will he respond to those who frustrate his goals?…