But First, We Start With the Things

The closer we get to others, the higher chance that their story will be able to reach out and touch us. When that happens, our hearts might break. And when two or more people are standing together with our chests ripped open, and our arms outstretched, and our hands wrapped around each other's heart-shards, we will become stained with the blood of each other's history, and of our here and now. It's inevitable.

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Reframe: Day 4 (Brokenness)

"But I am a worm, and not human; scorned by others, and despised by the people. All who see me mock at me; they make mouths at me, they shake their heads; ‘Commit your cause to the Lord; let him deliver—let him rescue the one in whom he delights!’... ...I am poured out like water,... Continue Reading →

Reframe: Day 3 (Shame)

Rejection terrifies me. One of the reasons I’m afraid of it is that for a long time, I have struggled with the notion that deep down, there is something dark at my very core. If someone rejects me, that means they see it and they KNOW. If they KNOW, soon everyone else will. And I... Continue Reading →

Reframe: Day 2 (Letting Go)

REFRAME, day 2: Growing up, I went to 10 different schools. At the age of 11 I was sent away from home, and I can’t pinpoint exactly where I lived at any given time from the age of 14 until high school graduation. There was no certainty in my life. So, I like to be... Continue Reading →

Reframe: Day One (Gratitude)

It's been a while since I've written anything on here. I went through a trauma earlier on this year, and recovery has been a process. This is a part of my un-slumping. Maybe someone else needs to read this, or maybe you just need to know that someone else is sitting in the dark with... Continue Reading →

A Time To Talk Justice

I recently watched a video from a few years ago, in which the president of a large Christian University called students to arm themselves. He said things like "if more people had conceal carry, then we could end those muslims..." and "let's teach 'em a lesson if they ever show up here" while a large... Continue Reading →

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