Give yourself some grace

Hey, remember that one time I committed to writing two new blog posts each month and then the month of May happened? Yep. I could begin writing out a long list of excuses as to why I haven’t been keeping up with my blog like I had originally intended, but the truth is, they’re just […]

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Embracing Eye Contact

I was recently out in public and I ran into someone I knew.  I knew this person well enough that they were able to recall a few specific things about my life and they struck up a conversation by asking me a question that required a thoughtful response. I was happy to engage in conversation […]

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Time with God, Lately.

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend a conference with a group of middle school students from my church. Nothing builds your character quite like being surrounded by squirrely middle schoolers excited about a weekend away from their parents. The thrill of knowing you could get pegged in the head with a […]

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When Doing Precedes Being

Hey friends, If you’ve been paying attention to my posts lately, you might have noticed that my blog has become a place that I come to formulate words about what God is teaching me. I’ve been viewing it as more of a spiritual discipline or exercise as opposed to a means of becoming famous or […]

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Good One, Lord.

Dear Jesus, Thank you for the trees. Thank you for the forks. Thank you for the salad. Thank you for my shoes. Thank you for the napkins. Amen. Chances are, you’ve heard a prayer like this before. It was probably voiced by a small child who was having fun learning how to pray before dinner. […]

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