Three years ago, my book of poetry “Pouring Echoes” was released. Here is a poem from my book: be broken. don’t be a working vending machine where people give to you, so you give to them. be a broken vending machine. the kind that spit out change from the bottom for no reason. be that.… Read More Three Years Ago: “Pouring Echoes” Released
Lately, I’ve been praying. A pretty simple prayer. “God, allow me to see the truth of who I am. Help me see myself the way You see me.” Some people may never pray this prayer. They may fully grasp they are a child of the One True King. They may understand that God died for… Read More Here is the truth.
I’m struggling with something. And to be honest I never thought I was. In today’s society being a male comes with a lot of expectations. One of which is never being afraid. I have told myself my whole life that I am invincible, but deep down I know that is not the case. I was… Read More Throw Me in the Furnace
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
A few days ago, I was sitting outside of a classroom at Baylor University. A girl who I know, though not very well, smiled at me as she walked passed. She looked as if she was going to say something, but I looked away. I had smiled back but still kept my headphones on and… Read More Acknowledgment
When I was a little kid I always thought my Dad was crazy when he would say…. “This car doesn’t feel right?” “How can you tell Dad?” I would ask. “I don’t know….you just…know.” he replied. This happened to me yesterday. However, after a few more minutes of driving the uneasy feeling became normal. I… Read More Nails Along the Road