Goals and Dreams Poster for 2013

Goals and Dreams Poster for 2013

Every year, I try to make a Goals and Dreams poster just to force myself to articulate tangible things that I want and hope to work towards over the next twelve months.  It seriously helps me. I first pray about a “theme” that God...

Living on the Edge

Living on the Edge

I‘ve been thinking a lot about the edge recently. And living on it. I know that sounds vague. So I’ll try to explain. I’ve been going to yoga relatively regularly for the last few months. The goal has been to really try to...

Being Vulnerable in Relationships

Being Vulnerable in Relationships

I‘ve been thinking a lot about one of C.S. Lewis’s most famous and most profound quotes: “To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it...

Testing our Strength

Testing our Strength

I have this friend, Wil, who I have known since he was eight.  He will be turning sixteen in January.  I hang out with him and his siblings (they are so much fun, and such great kids!), and his parents mentor me in a variety of ways that help...

Standards, and Why She Really Needs To Be Into God

Standards, and Why She Really Needs To Be...

So, I mentioned in my last post about girls and standards that I believed a shared faith is so essential, at least to me.  I mentioned that she should be headed in the same spiritual direction as me, and she should earnestly try to live her...

The Crutches I’m Leaning On

The Crutches I’m Leaning On

Earlier this semester. my friend Lucas recently twisted his ankle badly while we were playing ultimate frisbee at school. I was pretty close to him when it happened, and we heard a loud pop and so we thought he had completely broken it...

Doing the Right Thing, On and Off the Volleyball Court

Doing the Right Thing, On and Off the...

I went go to see Les Miserables recently…I had always loved the book and the storyline, and this was my first opportunity to see it on stage. The experience was amazing, and the portrayal of Jean Valjean’s inner struggle to do the...

What To Do While Waiting

What To Do While Waiting

For those of you who are waiting for your big love, I have to tell you that your life is never going to be the same. And you’re probably thinking, that’s what I want, I am tired of being alone, I am tired of the single life. I was...