Take Aways

This week I participated in Seth Godin’s #YourTurnChallenge. My goal was to blog everyday (Mon-Sun) here on my site as well as on the challenge’s official Tumblr blog. This is my Day 7 (and final) submission. The writing prompt for today is: What are you taking away from this challenge? I’ve been blogging for over 7 […]

The Needed Intrusions of Life

There’s currently a man I barely know, kneeling down in the most private area of my home. He’s there by request, installing a toilet. I’m sitting in the kitchen, hiding at my laptop. I can’t bring myself to face him. First of all, I don’t want to be the hover-client, hanging around while he does his […]

When Christmas Sucks

This is a repost of a blog I wrote last year. After cruising through my social media feeds this morning, I felt like today was a good day to repost it. Feel free to share. Sometimes, Christmas sucks. It’s not a popular sentiment, I know, but I’ve seen a large number of Facebook posts this year […]

My Struggle Against Grace

The students at my church, whom I love dearly, whom I would gladly do just about anything for (except for the typical stupid-youth-pastor stuff), have organized multiple benefit events to help my family with medical expenses. No one in my family is deathly ill, as one might think whenever the terms “benefit” and “medical expenses” […]

Heroes All Around

Tomorrow afternoon, the family of a hero will pass quietly through the streets of my almost-hometown Loganville, headed towards a memorial service to honor their slain loved one. On the Loganville Patch website, Jeff Allen has written of the community-wide request to line the sidewalks and driveways on Highway 78 with people as a way […]