we’ve all been given a battle

  we all just want to know we’re not the only ones who feel like professionals at being messy human beings. XI.XVI.MMXVI. 2:25 pm. Today in class I had to stand up and speak. I didn’t know it and it was unexpected. my hands were shaking, guys. They were shaking. I had no time to prepareContinue reading “we’ve all been given a battle”

a word to the broken

Dear broken heart; broken by the words someone said. Broken by someone’s opinion. Broken because someone who was close isn’t close anymore. Broken because that loved one who in your mind had 50 years left to live– broken cause they’re gone. Broken because turning on the news today can break you down like that. Broken forContinue reading “a word to the broken”

the beautiful is coming

Maybe you’re in the ugly today. An ugly situation that you wish you could change. A heart you want God to revive. You just want flowers and spring but your heart is caught in the dead of winter. Deuteronomy 8 doesn’t just promise that God has a purpose in the unexpected, it promises even more.Continue reading “the beautiful is coming”

falling from what we want

It’s these stones of expectations. Expectations we lay on ourselves. Expectations the world piles on us, and they grow, they accumulate to the height of a great cliff. We’re scared of falling from the top of that cliff It’s like this: The whole world is built up on a mountain, it’s actually a dangerous cliff,Continue reading “falling from what we want”

gah it’s blurry

blurry. out of focus. ehh. I thought I should delete it. but wait. maybe not. this picture is kinda accurate. it’s messed up. it’s imperfect. it’s not like I think it should be. sounds familiar. sounds like me, honestly. I want everything so clear and perfect. If I could just have a set of rules toContinue reading “gah it’s blurry”