It’s easy to think that the stories in the Bible have no relevancy to us today, to think they are random, made up stories in an ancient text designed to keep us in line. My experience, though, with Scripture is that it illuminates who God is and who God seeks to be in our lives.Read More
“This is really hard,” Young muttered, while hopelessly looking down at the half-written poem on her desk.
“Of course it’s hard,” I replied. “You’re just learning how to do it.”Read More
Internally, I am compelled to speak out, catapulted to raise my voice in whatever space I find myself. It’s my superpower.
And my Achilles' heel.Read More
I’ve applied for 14 fellowships during the last three years. Yep, 14. I’ve been rejected from 14 fellowships during the last three years. Yep, 14!Read More
I decided to go for it. It would be a challenge, but I would do it. I outlined my article and wrote it at a snail’s pace. This process took several hours over the course of a few days. The work was tedious, but I was determined. After I finished it, I revised it again and again. Finally I submitted it, proud of myself for doing something that felt arduous at first. Then the editor’s notes came…