Eight Years.

Tomorrow morning if you wake up, And the sun does not appear I, I will be here If in the dark we lose sight of love, Hold my hand, and have no fear Cause I, I will be here I will be here when you feel like being quiet When you need to speak your … Continue reading Eight Years.


Fifteen Years Ago. 

We were just kids. Fifteen years ago, I was a junior in high school. My life revolved around marching band, getting good grades so I could get into college, actively participating in church youth group, and a quiet under-the-radar senior that I had a huge crush on. A senior that also happened to be my squad … Continue reading Fifteen Years Ago. 

For Better or Worse. 

Seven years ago: September 12, 2009. We stood before a congregation of our dearest family and friends and made some really important promises to each other. We promised to to love each other, and cherish one another, and to do life together through all of the ups and downs that may come our way. For … Continue reading For Better or Worse. 

30 Lessons in 30 Years (Part X)

There are certain times of year that naturally push me to spend a bit more time reflecting than I spend doing. Those times of year tend to coincide with natural transitions–the turn of a new year, the change of seasons, and of course birthdays. This year, as I inch closer and closer to the three-decade milestone, I … Continue reading 30 Lessons in 30 Years (Part X)

52X7: Phase Two Summary {FOCUS.}

You  may remember that at the start of this year, I jumped head first into a fresh look at goals and resolutions called 52x7 thanks to inspiration from one of my favorite bloggers, Jon Acuff. The plan was pretty simple: 365 days breaks down pretty nicely into seven 52-day chunks, and anyone can do anything for 52 … Continue reading 52X7: Phase Two Summary {FOCUS.}

Friday Five: November 18, 2011

Random thoughts from this week: Today Regis Philbin's last day on Live With Regis and Kelly. I started watching LIVE fairly regularly back in the days when I was serving at Grace Lutheran in Fremont. It was like having friends in a time when I was struggling with life in a new city. Today's Farewell … Continue reading Friday Five: November 18, 2011