Monthly Archives: September 2015

I Forgot About the Rose Garden

“You know what, go take ten minutes to think about what you wanna write,” my professor said. We’d been sitting there for only a handful of seconds, trying to remember an inanimate object that meant a lot to us when … Continue reading

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Armor On

I sat in my bed with a cup of hot tea, listening to the quiet hum of the box fan in the window, towering above Pratt Institute, the morning still stretching its arms and rubbing the sleepers out of its … Continue reading

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Lay It Up

Last night, my mom, Gracie, and I had a skype dinner date. They split a NY Strip while I munched on dried fruit and nuts roasted in sunflower seed oil. We laughed a lot 😀 We talked about our lives, … Continue reading

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Like Walking On A Fault Line

Last night on my way to Bible study with Sam and Maria, the subway car I was in ran over someone. They either slipped or jumped onto the tracks. The conductor, who delivered the news to the seemingly unfazed passengers, … Continue reading

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Rise To It

Sneakers against studio hardwood. Slam. Shuffle. “I got defense!” Slam. Shuffle. Sneakers. As I ran and jumped and skipped, did push ups of the regular and pop-up (no) variety, sprinted, laughed, shook, squatted, broke myself, I couldn’t help but smile … Continue reading

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Little Light

Hi 🙂 So, the balancing of basketball pre-season (I’ll explain), ministry (meeting up with girls, growing in them, going to church, Bible study), man (Jacob), family (family), and school (yeah), I find myself running smack dab into a wall of … Continue reading

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The Not-So-Easy

I sometimes really forget that God’s plan is a lot bigger (a lot bigger) than my mess ups and failures. And when I’m reminded of His power and bigger-ness, I’m so relieved that His plan and His character and His … Continue reading

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