"I'm going to keep having fun every day I have left, because there is no other way of life. You just have to decide whether you are a Tigger or an Eeyore."
While I often leave Christian movies rolling my eyes and looking for words to describe how disappointed I am, something about this one was special.
When I was in middle school, I would spend my days enduring the torture of monotoned lectures, far-too-frequent spelling tests, and puzzling algebraic equations with one simple goal: making it to the end of the school day.
It was early January. Campus was dreary and cold, the nights lacked excitement, and many friends were in the process or world-traveling and sightseeing through study abroad programs. With the few of us who remained in this docile Winter-wasteland, we pondered how to kill the time. A girl on our sister wing uttered "We should … Continue reading This Is Us: A Spoiler-Free Review
To ask a literary hobbyist to articulate the quintessence of his freshman year experience in under 10,000 words would be like asking me to run a mile in under twelve minutes: It just can't be done. However, arriving at my college six hours away from home, surrounded by a mass of new people was an … Continue reading Tremendously Trojan: A Reflection on Freshman Year
The cursor has been blinking incessantly for several minutes now. You know how it is when you're struggling to tackle the inspiration that's running rampantly around the recesses of your brain, right? Like a screaming lunatic, my heart says "MAKE MORE STUFF." However, the ideas run a little bit faster than I do, keeping them RIGHT out … Continue reading Making Stuff: An Update
"And here tonight while the stars are blacking out With every hope and dream I've ever had in doubt I've spent ten years trying to sing these doubts away But the water keeps on falling from my eyes And heaven knows... heaven knows I tried to find a cure for the pain Oh my Lord, … Continue reading Love is Not Your Achilles’ Heel
Friendships dissolve. Feelings can fade. People will break you. And that's okay. I don't know what you're going through right now, but if you cared enough to peruse this post, I know some part of you is pained. Maybe you've tragically lost someone you love, and you're still trying to figure out how to recover; … Continue reading We’re Beautifully Broken
So I wanna share my heart with you, but in order to do that, you're going to have to read some scripture for context (daunting, I know, but I'm hoping you'll find some value in it). "And the word of the Lord came to him: “What are you doing here, Elijah?” 10 He replied, “I have … Continue reading Elijah and the Murmur