defining multitudes

I really hate year-end posts, new year’s resolutions, and in general all things cliche’ and mainstream about the close of one year and the launch of another. And yet, inevitably, I always find myself contemplating the events of these past 52 weeks and wondering what it all meant, missing the lovely moments, reflecting on the …

iii / in, out, overflow

LESSONS LEARNED (& learning still) pt. 3 – The Grace in His eyes; our identity. To fill our empty places. Well, I’m not entirely sure if anyone will even read this anymore, because it’s been approximately 10 years since I’ve made a post, but here, at long last, is part 3. Praises. I’ve found lately, that …

ii / Less, Less, Less.

LESSONS LEARNED (& learning still) pt. 2 – The Strength In Emptiness; the Glory In Humility. Humility, our corrective lenses.  Perhaps the most foundational lesson I’ve been taught this year is something which only can be learned (and relearned over and over) through long hours of God-wrestling and painful days, weeks, months, of emptying. To …

i / The Mutuality of Brokenness

LESSONS LEARNED (& learning still) pt. 1 – Our Complete Insufficiency; Our Fulfillment. Perfectly insufficient: me, all of us. The first, perhaps most undoing, lesson of faith I’ve been taught throughout this year is the thing I am now most painfully familiar with: my complete and total incompleteness and insufficiency and the resulting self-doubt and uncertainty …

Reasons my heart breaks, and my humble understanding of them.

“All has gone to rest. And I don’t know whether I’m alive or will live, or whether I’m rushing like this through the world. For I’m no longer weeping or laughing.” (Things that hurt) Two suicide bombers in the Turkish airport. (only three weeks after I was there, I am safe, they, both the bombers …