Category: faith

surrender

I have decided to surrender my career to God this year. It is something I have always aimed for, but I have not yet fully released control.I have realized that it’s not about me. It’s about...

touching the stove

I’m starting to realize that life’s a learning process. We are all living our lives, trying to make sense of everything, hopefully trying to be the best version of ourselves that we can be,...

life is getting more intense

I went to the chiropractor the other day, and a boy, probably fourteen or fifteen, walked out right before I went in. My doctor told me he really enjoyed seeing him again and that...

the glow of a monitor

We live in an “instant-gratification” society. With the click of a button, we can have food delivered, a movie rented, tell mom we love her with a quick text. We don’t even have to...

the secret of life

August 27 marked my “three year anniversary” of living in LA. I’ve been thinking about this journey I have been on out here – the things I have accomplished, the things towards which I...

blue in the sky when it’s raining

The other night I happened to look out a window and catch a glimpse of pink and purple. I immediately grabbed my iPhone, my iPad, and my digital camera like a technologically confused idiot and ran...

…when you’re making other plans

“It’s the oldest story in the world. One day you’re seventeen and planning for someday. And then quietly, without you ever really noticing, someday is today, and then someday is yesterday, and then this...

a lesson in life from Zach & Valentine

In acting class our teacher repeatedly states that we are not trying to learn anything. In fact, we are trying to unlearn all the things our parents, teachers, and society have taught us over...

I can’t do it all.

“I can’t do it all,” I found myself saying more than once yesterday.“There aren’t enough hours in the day,” I found myself saying more than once over the last few weeks. Have you ever...

lighting the flame

Have you ever tried lighting a candle multiple times only to have the flame go out almost immediately? It’s frustrating, right? The other day I was lighting a candle and the wick would light...