Advent Devotions: Love

When I was in junior high school I began going on mission trips each summer to New Orleans. Our youth group would break up into teams and lead backyard Bible clubs in neighborhood parks. We always carried Evangecubes—an interactive tract—with us. One day I was sitting at the bottom of a slide with a little … Continue reading Advent Devotions: Love

to try

I took a writing class over the summer. For six weeks each Thursday night from 6:00 to 9:00 I met with my classmates at the Writer House here in Charlottesville. We gathered to write and study creative nonfiction. On the first night our professor told us something that I’ve been mulling over ever since… The … Continue reading to try

little specs of light

I wrote a blog post last week and then didn’t publish it. Everything felt too raw and uncertain. To be honest everything still feels a little raw and uncertain, but I’ve found that when I speak things out into the open they tend to get less scary and I tend to feel less alone. I’ve … Continue reading little specs of light