Lately, I have been on my surgery rotation for medical school. This is a unique rotation because I am given the opportunity to observe many different procedures. Sometimes I can even “scrub in”, which is medical jargon for assisting the surgeon. At the start of my day, I go to the locker room and don… Read More When is their surgery?
You go into your freezer and pull out that ice cream you have been waiting to eat all day. You grab a spoon from the drawer, open the lid, and dive right into the pint. Yet, the ice cream is as hard as a rock. You keep trying but you are just getting ice cream… Read More Microwave Moments
If I had 60 seconds left here is what I would say. I have my stop watch ready. 3…….2…….1…….go Strive to make this world a better place for everyone. Look at the stranger in the eye. Hold the hand of a friend. Let the world know you care more than they think you do. Never… Read More If I only had 60 seconds
I was sitting at the airport yesterday waiting to board my flight. I was eating God’s chosen food, aka Chick-fil-A. I noticed a man and his young son (maybe 3 or 4) running. His son was giggling as he chased after his dad. A couple minutes later I saw them return, but this time they… Read More Run with my Father
A few morning’s ago I was struck with a tragedy: hiccups that would not go away. I don’t know what it was about these hiccups, but they were intense. You know, the kind that like shakes your whole body? They were obnoxiously loud, and echoed through my house (my sleeping family must not have been… Read More Hiccups for Jesus
We are always told to do more. BE BETTER. DO BETTER. “Get good grades” “Get a good job” “Win the gold” “Never lose” These words seem to be engraved into our minds since we learn to walk. I for one, have fallen victim to these pleads for perfection. I’ve allowed them to blend into my… Read More Do Better
Hey friends. Hey family. Hey strangers. Today, December 1, 2017, is an awesome day for me. My first book of poetry, “Pouring Echoes” was released on Amazon! The poems in this work were compiled with a purpose. They were written in both times of utter despair and complete elation. They were written in coffee shops… Read More My first book “Pouring Echoes” RELEASED NOW
Love. Such a powerful word. #Romantic A few months ago I was listening to a talk on love. I am pretty sure it was a sermon from Francis Chan. Anyway, throughout the talk Francis Chan said something along the lines of: “When we are in love we do crazy things for others. Girlfriends, family, friends,… Read More I Am In Love.
On January 29th, 2017 my life changed dramatically in a mere 30 minutes. How is that possible? Did something terrible or amazing happen? Not really. So what gives? I was on a plane headed to an interview. I checked my watch and it was 5:00 pm. I had another hour on board. Sitting in front… Read More The Day the Light Turned On