Me: locked in. Jesus: broke in.

It was the end of my first week out of counseling. It had been really rough. It was like everything I would normally have my counseling session to hash out at had come to the surface and punched me in the face. It was all I could do to hang on to the few moments … Continue reading Me: locked in. Jesus: broke in.

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A luthier in action

Hi, everyone! One of the guys in our community CUSTOM MAKES GUITARS. Yeah, pretty cool, right? Anyway, the name for this occupation happens to be a LUTHIER. That's a pretty unique label, if you ask me. My friend Tai was my first encounter with this craft. Here's a 50sec video (not even a minute, so … Continue reading A luthier in action

part four, The Miracle

And then it happened; life came full circle. It normally does this for me. Sometimes I see it; sometimes a close friend has to point it out for me. This time, it happened right around New Year's and knee problems. (Some of you may think you already know where this is going.) If you follow me … Continue reading part four, The Miracle

A miracle, part three

Not long after graduating from college, I left the country. One of my spiritual experiences during college had been a missions trip to Taiwan. I did this right after my freshmen year of college ended before going home for the summer, the only summer I did go home during college. Those ten days or so in … Continue reading A miracle, part three

The Fluidity of Plans & the Chemistry of Community

It's really strange to think about the fact that I was supposed to be in Shanghai right now. Some of you may have already known this, but my school was going to send me to Shanghai to teach English at a brand new learning center over there for the months of April, May, and June. This … Continue reading The Fluidity of Plans & the Chemistry of Community