Blocking the Sun

Hey, sweet friends! I hope summer is being good to you, whether you’re at home, at school, or off on an adventure. I’ve been living in a small town, the kind where the air gets hot, heavy, and stationary and the days are virtually indistinguishable, with no grand spectacle to differentiate between them unless an…

The Greatest of These

Hey, friends! I hope the end of your school year is going well—that somewhere among the frazzled paper-writing and last minute to-do lists, you’re finding peace, joy, and reminders of goodness. I’ve always had the most incredible friends, and this year, I became friends with another group of football boys who ended up doing so…

Rooted in Sunday​

Hey, friends! I hope your spring is going well, and I hope that your Holy Week has been meaningful if that’s something you’re into. I love Holy Week in this really inexplicable, deep-rooted way. I have a palm frond on my desk, the spirit of the Upper Room in my heart, the weight of the…

Gather

Hey, sweet friends! I hope things are going well—that the new year has brought excitement, renewal, and second chances. If you’re feeling more like winter than like new, I hope your roots are firmly planted in what you love to sustain you through this season. The ancient Celtics used to call places where it feels…

The Only Way Through is Together

Hey, sweet friends! I hope the world’s been extra kind to you lately. We started classes at Furman a couple weeks ago, and after spending the summer living my dream life, going to class wasn’t nearly as fulfilling as I wanted it to be. I’m one of those really annoying people who likes school and…

Just for Today

Hey, friends! I hope that your summers have been full of adventure, sunshine, and joy. I just got to spend seven weeks adventuring in a small town (I use the term “adventure” loosely), interning at a children’s home. I lived there, played with kids all day, and worked with a bunch of people who spend…

Making Homes out of People: The House that’s Building Me

  ~For the Doghouse Boys- Chris, Dru, Evan, Flip, Harris, JC, Kealand, Reese, Sean, and Tuck~ Thanks for being my new home.   Hey, friends! I hope you’re all doing well. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how incredibly thankful I am that I ended up going to school at Furman, even though it…