To my found treasure(s)
Although we’re merely an idea in my mind right now, one day we will all be together. I think about you, the family that we will be and long to discover and watch what is sure to be our clever uniqueness unfold. I can’t wait to share your passions and dreams, goals and ambitions and teach you and encourage and build your imaginations.
Every year I take this day to write a letter to my noble pursuit, my one day wife to be, but this year I want to include all of you, my future son(s) and or daughter(s). I long for the day when it’s only you guys that mean this whole world to me, and nothing more. Continue reading “an open letter” »
Has life ever been eerily prophetic and seemingly carefully orchestrated to you? Have you ever been able to look back and see, like a puzzle, how certain things that happened led to something in the future, as if it were all meant to be? Isn’t it fascinating that even bad things can work together for good and that what you cannot see now you might be able to see crystal clear in the future and then gasp in awe?
Thinking back to the end of my freshmen year of college, I remember wanting so badly to transfer out of the school I had chosen. I hated the location of Kentucky and kept thinking about where I would rather be. My heart was set on Washington DC. I sent a transfer application to GWU and hoped for the best. Though, it was as if all of a sudden, one day I just knew that I couldn’t leave Asbury, that I was meant to stay. It was almost unexplained, but I just knew in my heart that to leave would be to take my life into my own hands instead of letting God guide. However, Washington wasn’t off the table. No, I absolutely knew that somehow, someway I would end up there, the only thing that was missing was the when and how. Continue reading “glimpses and revelations” »
We often lose sleep over things like hurricanes and protests. What we “do” is sometimes hard to define and I often find myself having to explain it over again in great detail because (unfortunately) many people cannot grasp a job that isn’t 9-5 inside an office or isn’t painstakingly grueling. Work can be fun and exciting, in fact, if you’re going to be a working person your whole life wouldn’t you want to love and enjoy your job? Continue reading “committing journalism” »