When Fear Strikes Again
Last month I had a panic attack. It was a full blown, heart pumping, blood rushing, fists clenching, freak-out. To feel like you have no control over your own mind and body is a scary thing. I would have screamed if there had been enough breath in my lungs. I forgot how excruciating anxiety can…
Does Not Insist on Having It’s Own Way
I used to say that I didn’t mind admitting when I was wrong—if it ever happened. But that’s not true.
I am not a biblical lover.
At the core of who I am, I am petty and spiteful; impatient and unkind.
Daniel + Kayla, sitting in a tree
So, I’m engaged. You can’t tell this virtually, but right now I’m pausing for applause… and to give my grand-childless mother the opportunity to stop her wild, jubilant weeping. I didn’t know whether or not I should do an “engagement post,” because: a) most of the engagement announcement blogs I’ve seen are incredibly cheesy, and b)…
Why Music Matters
More than the meeting of the minds, music mediates the meeting of the hearts.
Christian: Worship is so much more than your singing
While there are many scriptures that marry worship and song, musical worship is a very small part of living a worshipful life.
Suffering in the Hands of a Holy God
In the midst of the chaos, the social-injustice and the tragic, the world often begs the question: “If God is a good God, why do bad things happen to good people?”
Nostalgic about Niches: A Friday night musing captured
Have you ever walked through a door, entered a room and felt instantly at home? There, in that place, the stresses of the day melt away. Whatever happened up until the moment you stepped over that threshold fades to distant murmurs in the background, and serene feelings of peace wrap around you like a well-worn blanket. You…
When You’re Used to Disappointment
When you’re used to disappointment. The adult version of, “If you give a mouse a cookie.”
We Are Not The American Dream
If time is the fabric of life, then she is the stitching that brought so many lives together.