Dear Dad

I've always been an angry person. As far back as I can remember, I have held fast to this idea that the world owes me an apology. My father has a lot to do with that. This time, I mean my birth father, not my stepdad. My birth father may have been in my life … Continue reading Dear Dad

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The Curious Case of Redemption

I sat across from Ben, finally. Nine months had gone by since I first asked him to talk. Our pastor's wife sat across from us, mediating the conversation. The conversation itself is irrelevant. The conclusion I came to was that I wished I could redo the whole situation. I remember sitting in my car after … Continue reading The Curious Case of Redemption

A mess

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile. – Romans 1:16 I stared at this verse for a long time. I’m not ashamed of the gospel, I thought to myself. But sometimes, I am. Sometimes, I … Continue reading A mess

Dear Texas

For those of you unfamiliar with my story, I'll explain: I am a repeat Jonah offender. By that, I mean when God says turn left, I tend to run in the opposite direction until God ultimately brings me back to turning left. Three years ago, I quit my job because I felt like God was … Continue reading Dear Texas