My Haunting

By In Art, Poetry — April 10, 2016

There’s a girl in the corner with scars on her wrists. I made her that way.  She laughs in my face when I speak of love, because I betrayed her.  She is broken, but she likes it; she craves attention.  That girl in the corner will not eat because she thinks she is…



How to Talk to People

By In Life How To's, Lifestyle — April 10, 2016

Why was Jesus’ ministry so successful? Was it because of inspirational speaking?  Was it because He was easy to understand?  Was it because He was accessible?  Or, was it something so much more than that? If you examine the ministry of Jesus, you will find that Jesus was personal.  He related with those…


How to Choose Love

By In Life How To's, Lifestyle — March 20, 2016

Loss.  Loss is a thing to be experienced by all, some earlier than others.  On my way back from the funeral of a dear friend the other day, I tried to count all of the funerals that I have been to.  I quickly realized that it was an impossible task.  I have been…




A Girl Like You

By In Art, Poetry — March 25, 2015

“You wouldn’t understand,” they say Then they just up and walk away I don’t understand why they think that I won’t I don’t see why they think they know things I don’t   They say things they don’t think I’ll comprehend They think my whole life has been a fairly tail pretend They…


Why We Shouldn’t Ask “Why”

By In Faith, Lifestyle — March 24, 2015

My mind was racing as I sat in church, unable to focus.  Worship and announcements had just ended and the pastor had started his sermon.  I needed to get out, get some air.  I stood up, squeezed past my parents, and walked out the back door of the sanctuary.  I proceeded out of…


Why my Faith is a Crutch

By In Faith, Lifestyle — March 11, 2015

I kept a relaxed face as the man next to me contorted his face in anger. “But you don’t understand!” he said. “There is no possibility for a life after death!”  He was yelling.  His escalated tone wasn’t personally upsetting, but the fact we were in a library adds a bit of humor…