How to Deal with Disappointment

By In Life How To's, Lifestyle — February 06, 2017

I’m in a wheelchair.  Bam!  Now you’re picturing a pathetic scene of an emaciated shadow of a person rolling around in a scooter.  (Haha, hanks Hollywood for such an inaccurate picture of the disabled.Well, that’s not who I am.  I’m a 6’1” fitness guru, fashion lover, an academic, a musician, an artist, a…

Why God Lets Us Suffer

By In Faith, Lifestyle — February 03, 2017

No one ever told me that following Christ would be hard.  But no one ever said that it would be easy either.  However, during my time as a Follower of Christ, I have come to realize that Christians are not preserved from suffering. There are three things that we as Followers of Christ…


By In Culture, Lifestyle, Poetry — July 05, 2016

To be able to honestly answer love, you need to be honest about needing it yourself as well. Because apathy happens. Depression. Discouragement. Emptiness. And, sure, many of us can still exhibit loving attributes even when we’re empty. But, it ends. Always. It will end. We are not endless. We need love.

The Mind of a Writer

By In Art, Lifestyle — June 13, 2016

The Mind of a Writer By Matthias Schricker Writers are a lot like people. The writer’s mind only has something to say. Beyond that, really, we’re figuring out the best way to say that thing. That’s our world and we live in it. So, yes, we’re basically people. Everyone has something to say….

How to be Young and Single

By In Faith, Lifestyle — April 29, 2016

Standing atop a rock formation deep in the Rocky Mountains . . . a slight breeze ruffles my short hair.  I take a deep breath of satisfaction, the smell of pine and wild flowers stimulates my senses.  I am looking over a lake; it shimmers in the pale spring sun.  The sight before…

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…