His parents had informed us that we could let him cry, if need be, and that he would go to sleep. Then I made a huge mistake. … More Karis Videos, Dads and stuff, and also family..
I have been listening to the new album from The Ember Days all day. Death is imminent and it is inevitable. In reality, however, death is like college, or getting married, or having kids. It is a far off event. It will happen one day, but in our hearts and heads we don’t really think … More Valitus, Chemo, death, and being sadly joyful.
There was a time when I would write in a journal and or blog very often. With the rise of social media and its vulnerability to irresponsibility, I have found myself more and more cautious (likely too cautious) with what I post and when I do so. I wrote a blog a while back explaining … More Internships, The Rocketboys, Weird art, and turning an annual blog into not an annual blog
So lately I have been longing for new things. Ultimately I am always longing for these things but I think when we get distracted by all the garbage in this world, we lose sight of such longings. Jesus makes all things new. I think about everything in life, The first time I kissed a girl … More Hope, Karis, Rain, Seattle, Manchester Orchestra, Hot green Iced tea and Holy crap my sister is coming to see me
Over the course of the last, almost, four years I have watched my wife, on the occasional week day, walk out the door to head to her job. Her zoo of animals all flock to the door and wait for her to return. Even if she is gone for a full work day they will … More You make all things new, Marshal Mathers and my biggest problems are not comparable…
so I just read from my Bible in Ecclesiastes. I haven’t picked up my physical bible in some time. I usually read from my iPad or online; even that is scarce this past season of life. I was reading in the first chapters and seeing quite a bit of irony in what I was reading … More We only have what we remember, sleeping by a river, and wisdom…
It is slightly difficult to type quickly with unsteady hands. I am a bit jittery from the pressed sidamo, of which I am on round two. At least two or three times a week, a man named Ray comes into the place I work (Starbucks). Ray is an elderly man. He has the most gentle … More Thank you waves, simplicity versus selficity, and wake up all you sleepers