A God-shaped hole

We were driving to my house late one night. I could feel the dull ache of my heart as Alex talked about working overseas. It was a feeling I was familiar with. At some point, I had just gotten used to it. But when I volunteered, it would fill up. For that brief amount of … Continue reading A God-shaped hole



I’ve been binge-watching How I Met Your Mother for the last week or so and what I find so fascinating about the show is this idea of doppelgangers. A doppelganger is someone who looks like someone else. A twin of sorts that is not biologically-related to the person they look like. In the show, the … Continue reading Doppelgangers


This time a year ago, I was preparing to stay. I had every intent of staying in Tucson, finding a better job and getting myself out of the whale of a dilemma I had gotten myself into. The air itself seemed like spring, although it was deadly hot. I sat across from a woman who … Continue reading Go.