The “Good” In Good Friday

Some of my least favorite seasons of life are those in which I’m forced to recognize my own sickening inadequacy. It does not help that I live in a culture determined to force-feed me the message of You Are Enough while I’m already busy gagging on all my failures and frustrations – as though it’s supposed to encourage me to hear what I steadily prove … Continue reading The “Good” In Good Friday

On Being Engaged . . . And Being Fallible

If you’ve known me personally for more than five years, you know that my history and perspective when it comes to romantic relationships have both been quite . . . diverse. I’ve “been there, done that, and bought the t-shirt” in all sorts of unpleasant relational circumstances. I gradually learned to be (genuinely) content in whatever season God brought me to, but it was a … Continue reading On Being Engaged . . . And Being Fallible

Writing Words: The Paralyzing Curse of Creative Perfectionism

I’m horrible at maintaining any sort of blog. But if I can get the hang of it, it will be a good thing, because it’s a format in which my writing style tends to thrive. I’ve actually been in a weird sort of rut in this area over the past several months, which has caused me to stop writing for the most part. I start articles for … Continue reading Writing Words: The Paralyzing Curse of Creative Perfectionism