Light

Normal, every-day things speak to me often. Last night was no exception. The workday was a bit rough. I’m employed in the HVAC business & with this recent cold snap our phones were ringing off the hook. One hour bled into the next & before I knew it - it was 5 o’clock & time …

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Still Learning

I came home from work last night & immediately took a long hot shower, trying to wash the day off. I heated up some leftover chili & settled down on the couch in my favorite spot & turned on the TV. Finished eating & called & spoke to my sweet son for a little while. …

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The Risk Of Real & Vulnerability

“If something inside of you is real, we will probably find it interesting, and it will probably be universal. So you must risk placing real emotion at the center of your work. Write straight into the emotional center of things. Write toward vulnerability. Risk being unliked. Tell the truth as you understand it. If you’re …

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Don’t Let Go

I laid in bed & read some last night before turning out the lights. Which incited things haphazardly swirling around in my mind in normal fashion. I thought about the years I had spent in church, diligently reading my Bible & praying & darkening the doors every time they were open. And judging anyone who …

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An Unholy Mess

"I guess the one good thing about being someone who doesn’t have it all figured out is that you’re able to see real growth. The changes are palpable. You see yourself evolving, which can often be a beautiful process. I don’t have it figured out but I know more than I did yesterday. It must …

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