An Inherited Hope

Easter is my favorite day of the year. Every day is another social media-appointed holiday, but while #easter might be trending, today stands apart. The resurrection of Jesus is a declaration that God has been faithful to us, despite our unfaithfulness to Him. While Christ lived perfectly in line with God’s will, we have put …

Becoming Ourselves

It doesn’t take much effort to become creatively lost. Even after years of routine and rootedness, it’s easy to fall out of rhythms we’ve set for ourselves. Eventually, we try to rediscover the thing we once loved, but where we once found inspiration, we find a dried-up well in its place. I don’t think there’s …

Denying Denial

“Always be honest with yourself.” It’s an important guideline for a journalist attempting to be unbiased, and it’s important advice for a person pursuing truth. It’s the idea of accepting the thing that’s difficult to accept, of admitting the reality that you would rather deny — but coming to terms with it anyway. As I …