i am not what You need. if my song fades and is forgotten, thousands—millions—will take its place. my voice is not important. if i keep silent, the rocks will cry out in praise of You. but i need to praise You. that is the reason i was created. and i will praise You with everything i am. i will praise You with my dying breath. this is why i exist. i praise You to fulfill my own...
this rain makes me feel lethargic and cross and cuddly all at once. like a bear. i just want to find a woodsy cave and be a bear. i will curl up on pine needles. and sleep until the rain goes away. i will dream about shiny silver lake trout and summer berries fat with juice. when i wake up the trees will be drip-drip-dripping dry in the sunlight. and then i won’t be a bear anymore,...
just like magic, morning and night, i always happen to glance at a clock when it is exactly 11:11. it’s a little creepy. but i like it. two wishes every day…
Fiction, imaginative work that is, is not dropped like a pebble upon the ground,...– -Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own This semester, more than any before, i have learned what it truly means to be a writer. It means to be a student of life, and of people, and of the stories they tell.
my favorite hymn of the moment
There is a fountain filled with blood Drawn from Immanuel’s veins; And sinners, plunged beneath that flood, Lose all their guilty stains. Lose all their guilty stains, Lose all their guilty stains; And sinners, plunged beneath that flood, Lose all their guilty stains. The dying thief rejoiced to see That fountain in his day; And there may I, though vile as he, Wash all my sins away. Wash all...
In the same way a sacred calling is not limited to ecclesiastical functions, the...– C.S. Lewis Trying to find how this applies every day…whether I’m doing homework or going to the cafeteria or calling home or running or working or spending time with friends. 1 Corinthians 10:31. Every second of the Christian life has enormous purpose. There is no secular...