Category: faith + life

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a crack in the door filled with light

“In this wasteland where I’m living, there is a crack in the door filled with light…” – Needtobreathe, Wasteland I woke up this morning and this is the first thing I saw. Now, I...

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stranded halfway across the country?

“My heart is in my hometown but my feet are in LA.” – La Vie Have you ever felt as if God’s led you somewhere and then doubted yourself once you got there? Have...

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We all fall short. We all fall down. We all struggle. We all carry burdens. We all rejoice. We all feel peace. We all experience hope. We’ve all tasted goodness. I know in my own life...

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falling apart.

Sometimes I take dramatic pictures of myself. Call me crazy. I’m an actor. This summer I was alone down on the dock in Texas preparing emotionally to play the role of Riva. I was...

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a day in santa monica

This year I celebrated my five-year “LA-versary.” I moved here from Texas not knowing Santa Monica from Silverlake and somehow ended up on the westside. The westside of Los Angeles is truly what I...

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waiting for the sun to rise

This season has been a rough one health-wise. I have felt like I am broken inside waiting for healing. I have felt like I’m at the end of a long tunnel waiting to see the...

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bring the rain.

I recently went camping for the first time. You don’t have to have been camping to know that rain is not ideal. On our third and final night, there was a huge storm. I...

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never be daunted: from dreaming to reality

What does it take to turn your dreams into reality? To make your vision into actuality? There are so many dreams that run through the streets of my mind – both when I’m awake...

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blank space.

Welcome to my blog 2.0. Welcome to my fresh start, my new beginning, my new space. (It also just so happens to be a new season – it’s the first day of fall!) I...

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free.

I went for a walk this morning as the sun was rising. I looked up and thought… how appropriate God would make the sky so beautiful on this particular morning of September 11.  As...