Eyes

For while we are still in this tent, we groan, being burdened – not that we would be unclothed, but that we would be further clothed, so that what is mortal may be swallowed up by life.” 2 Corinthians 5:4 Two weeks ago today I was in Yangon, Myanmar, 11 hours and 30 minutes on …

Grow Yourself

Comparison is a constant struggle for so many people, including myself. It is so easy to view other’s lives, bodies, talents, friends, or countless other things as superior (or sometimes inferior)  to your own. We feed our insecurities by constantly looking to other people to see if they’re better than we are; we justify this internal depreciation …

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 …

today’s writing prompt had to be “crisis”. 

The universe (and God) love to work in the most annoyingly ironic ways; today’s dose of irony began with my certainty and concluded in my complete messiness. I’ve been so sure, ever since middle school, of where I’m going to go to college, the things I’m going to study, and what I want to do …

& now, a lesson in letting go. 

I’ve been learning so many things about myself, and life, and emptiness as of late. maybe it has a lot to do with my present season of life, and the constant state of transition in which I am living currently, but everywhere I look I realize something else about alive-ness. the unpredictability of loving, the …