I remember distinctly the earthquake that rocked my heart as a college sophomore when I saw the guy that I had a gigantic crush on at a soccer game—with a girl. It was a moment that left me reeling for the next few weeks. It had been over a year since I had first arrived … Continue reading Gratefully Single: The Surpassing Beauty of the Lord
All words dress their tiny lines and curves in black, looking much the same. They blur together— grey streets across a page, taking us to bigger places. So why do some words— made of letters like the rest— stop my eyes, catch my heart, and drain me as if they bear the beauty of a … Continue reading Those Words
What Would Have Been
The clench of pain, the darkness pressing; the future robbed, all longing wasted; the music quenched, the pleasure hollow; the loves in vain, the friendships fading; all losses sealed, the grief unbroken; all hope unknown, all roads unsteady; a failing breath, and death forever— if Jesus had not risen. .