Wings and Roots

Joining a flash mob of writers over at Lisa-Jo’s for Five Minute Friday. Today’s word? FLY It’s a season of growing pains. Of feeling so uncomfortable in my own skin that I want to crawl out and escape and then realizing that’s exactly what I have to do to be free. My inclination is to run. To hop a plane and fly …

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Asking God “Why?”

Four years ago, I stood alone in my apartment raging at the Lord, asking Him “why?” Why did He allow this? Did He not care about me? Why did I feel such incredible pain and rejection? Why did I feel all alone? This morning, I stood in my room getting ready for work, struggling with the same question after receiving …

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What Makes Me Love Jesus More

I’m convinced that smog doesn’t just clog the air of Dallas, Texas. It clogs my mind as well. The constant fast pace, emails, and traffic soundtrack leave my brain frazzled and desperate for a quiet place. More than ever, this year I’ve discovered that escaping the city to the great outdoors makes me love Jesus more. I can’t even explain …

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I’ve never accomplished a significant task on my own, and I’ve never experienced a significant moment without people dear to me nearby. It’s the moment a song we wrote as fourteen-year-olds becomes a song we can still sing together in our twenties and the coffee dates span years of acne and immaturity to young adulthood. It’s the people I learned to march …

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