Dear October

Three different events in three different cities. October, I will reach your end exhausted. I can guarantee it. Over the last couple of years, you & September have been a marathon – one that requires several sprints to get to the finish line. Yet, I repeat the same marathon every year. I say yes to the same projects […]

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In Suspense and Incomplete

I wrote this post a year ago reflecting on what had been three years of living in Nashville. Reading it now it feels almost a bit self-prophetic. “It might be time for you to go. It might be time to change, to shine out. I want to repeat one word for you: Leave.” (Donald Miller) Returning […]

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Those Things We Call Friendships

“I do not wish to treat friendships daintily, but with the roughest of courage. When they are real, they are not glass threads or frost-work, but rather the solidest things we know.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson We toss the word “friendship” around loosely these days and in doing so we’ve cheapened it’s meaning. A lot […]

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The Fear of Being Found Out

a thousand people stood in line to hear a couple words of mine afraid i will miss a beat and everyone’s watching me i don’t know why i’m still afraid it’s not like it was yesterday i’m the one stopping me from all that i want to be If Colbie Caillat sings about it I […]

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When Grace Looks Like Laundry

A few months ago I was on a long weekend road trip helping a friend shoot on the street interview videos for a project she’s pursuing. In the lovely little city of Asheville, NC we met Sally. Sally shared the story of her battle with alcoholism. She recalled the day she got sober – the […]

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And Guest

I pulled the invitation out of the mailbox and I immediately had that “I don’t like how this feels” feeling in my gut. “…and guest” The site of those two little words immediately made my heart sink just a little. Last they knew I was dating someone…seriously enough that I was posting pictures on Facebook…which […]

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