Cheapening the greatest gift

  I've lost count on how many days I've been in quarantine. Jokingly, I have said that my 712th day was by far the worst. Most days, I have felt every rough, cracked, wretched edge of my soul. My heart is without reprieve. There's no busyness, no distractions from the weight I have carried for … Continue reading Cheapening the greatest gift

Love in a Desert Wasteland

I still remember the first time I saw him. I was 18, a senior in high school, at church one Sunday when he came to visit our congregation to lead worship. I remember what his voice made me feel like, like I wanted to write poems on poems on poems. He mesmerized me. When I … Continue reading Love in a Desert Wasteland

Being Single

Recently, I've been thinking about what it means to be single and almost 30. What does it look like to live in the tension between desiring marriage and living out the calling of being single for as long as God has me here. It's been a weird season, these last few months. I dated a … Continue reading Being Single


Truth be told, I haven't trusted much in God's sovereignty. Not the way I should have been doing. For most of my life, I was told I was not worthy of the love I craved. I was told that if anyone really knew me, they wouldn't want me. And so I kept everyone at arm's … Continue reading Sovereignty