Michal And Her Grief

I’ve read through 1 and 2 Samuel my fair share of times. Apart from reading it on my own, really who has been to church and not heard about the ascension of Saul, his downward spiral, and King David’s rise to power? Those stories are important and, if you go to church in America, inescapable…. Read more »

The Hydroelectric Plant

Today’s post continues my meandering series digging through old photos and sharing some that have good memories, or interesting subjects. These photos, all at the bottom of the post, are from the hydroelectric plant at Belle Isle. Seven years ago, I saw this building for the first time. It’s mostly obscured by trees, a little… Read more »

The Casual & The Omnipotent

  This post starts with a good chunk of text from the bible and everything I have to say relates to that excerpt, so please do read it through. This takes place after Jesus’ death and resurrection. A handful of disciples had gone fishing together and Jesus appeared to them. They ate breakfast together by… Read more »

Wives, Submit to Your Husbands

A lot of things change when you get married and a lot of things change when you’re getting ready to get married. Suddenly you have a new home, new furniture, a new routine, a new person whose feelings you must consider in all of your decisions. But, when you’re getting married, how does the power… Read more »

What it is to be Ageless

I would like to blog about politics, but it feels a little futile. Millions of people are raging against our president, new refugee policies, and the latest atrocity that is the proposed healthcare bill. I enjoy blogging about theology, but that usually requires a level of scholarship and research that I haven’t quite felt up… Read more »

North Africa- The Food

Last month I went to North Africa. We spent nine days setting up an art gallery, meeting new friends, talking with gallery visitors, eating at new restaurants, and praying for the city we were in. The country we were visiting is 99% Muslim. The city we were in had a handful of indigenous believers. We… Read more »

North Africa- The People

Last month I went to North Africa. We spent nine days setting up an art gallery, meeting new friends, talking with gallery visitors, eating at new restaurants, and praying for the city we were in. The country we were visiting is 99% Muslim. The city we were in had a handful of indigenous believers. We… Read more »

North Africa- The Gallery

Last month I went to North Africa. We spent nine days setting up an art gallery, meeting new friends, talking with gallery visitors, eating at new restaurants, and praying for the city we were in. The country we were visiting is 99% Muslim. The city we were in had a handful of indigenous believers. We… Read more »

North Africa- The Language School

Last month I went to North Africa. We spent nine days setting up an art gallery, meeting new friends, talking with gallery visitors, eating at new restaurants, and praying for the city we were in. The country we were visiting is 99% Muslim. The city we were in had a handful of indigenous believers. We… Read more »

Things We Should Tell Our Daughters: On Letting Boys Touch You

This is a series of separate short sections. Here is one entry. More to follow. The skills and stories passed from father to son are foundational to every society. So is the wisdom passed from mother to daughter. How to make pancakes, how to get blood out of underwear or sheets, how to catch a… Read more »

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    My Favorite Things About Summer

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    Summer in Richmond is by far the best season in Richmond. Even though this is my first summer as a working adult in the city, everything still feels more relaxed and a little slower paced. Burger week exists, restaurants put tables outside, you can swim in oceans and rivers and lakes, it’s great. Below are… Read more »

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    Do you want to work with me?

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    I’m the Communications Director for World Horizons USA and Hillside Missions Organization. During my internship, I wrote a post about why I love where I work. That list was only 8 items, so here are a few more: -This office is a community. We’re friends. We support each other. We work to help each other succeed…. Read more »

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    What Does It Feel Like To Be An Adult?

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    I’m 23. Legally, I’ve been an adult for a few years. However, now that I’m almost 2 years out of college with some job experience under my belt, it feels a little more real. In a lot of situations, I’m very much a fake-it-till-you-make-it kind of person. Often when I’m in situations with people who… Read more »

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    I Work Here

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    Hey friends, it’s been a little bit since my last blog post. That’s partially due to poor scheduling of my personal time (I guess; had to catch up on Bob’s Burgers and The Walking Dead) but mostly due to the fact that over the past month I have: -Returned from Wales -Taken down my show… Read more »

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    Edit: Fight- Wisdom

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    On the blog today, another image from my show! Wisdom is something precious, something rare. Proverbs instructs people to get wisdom, to find wisdom, to seek it out because of its great value. In this image there is a circle cut out of the open hand. I visually compare wisdom to a pearl in order to stress the precious nature of wisdom and the need to search it out. Rather than simply coming with age, the Bible tells us that wisdom is something we can and should seek.

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    A Week in Wales

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    Well, really it was 9 days. But I was just in Wales for about a week for the World Horizons Global Council. I was invited by our international director to attend as a guest. While I was there, I got to meet all of our organization’s field leaders, hear some great stories about things happening… Read more »

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    Edit: Fight – Clarity

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    This week is the last week that my show is up in Gallery Edit at 8 E Broad St. The theme of the show was, essentially, good qualities that we should contend for. I’ll be showcasing some of the pieces along with a little explanation on my blog in case you didn’t have a chance… Read more »

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    Edit: Fight – Self-Control

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    I have a show up all month in Gallery Edit in downtown Richmond. Edit is open from 9-5 during the week. Stop by 8 E Broad St sometime to see the show sometime before the end of April! Since I know some of my friends won’t be able to come in and see the show,… Read more »

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    100% to Wales

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    I leave for Wales in a week and a half, and I am happy to report that the work I will be doing there is 100% funded! I will be in Wales for a week to attend my organization’s Global Council. Global Council happens once every 18 months and is a time for our field… Read more »

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    Do You Want To Fight?

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    I have an art show opening on Friday at Gallery Edit on 8 E Broad. The show will be up all month, but you’re invited to the reception on April 1st from 6:00-9:00 pm. The title of my show is “Fight”. Below is the artist statement. If the above preview and the explanation below don’t… Read more »