• Stories

    my preferred state of crisis

    welcome to the point of no return. It never, never leaves you. It gets in your system, and you can't get it out... everywhere i go, there's always Africa in the background, in the undercurrent. it makes everything bittersweet... but it's so much better than that bus to work. And all of this questioning and wondering and wanting.... this is Africa, too

  • Stories

    the fourth cup

    Told from the perspective of a disciple who followed Jesus at a safe distance, he comes to the realization that everything that happened was meant for a specific purpose and that a special gift was left for him to personally come to an understanding

  • Poems

    breaking the silence

    Approaching you can be very difficult sometimes. I run and hide and cover my face with crimson hands, shameful because I know how undeserving I am and how much I fall short. Yet you inspire me with a gentle whisper in a silent drive, on a radio station I never listen to. Even though I resist constantly in this ongoing battle, split down the middle knowing which way leads to life but still cheating myself, putting my hope in things and especially people… that won’t fill me, let me down, break my heart, will pass away, and most of all, are completely unreliable.