Riva + 168 awards.

Riva won 7 awards.  And I could not be more proud of my fellow filmmakers, Chris Wiegand and Alan Tregoning. It was both a joy and honor to create this film with you.  Also,...

patience, please

I’m in the process of redesigning my blog right now. I have decided to launch it on September 23, the first day of fall. Here’s a little sneak peek: And as with most things...

what am I doing with my life?

I love the mornings. The day is fresh. I am renewed. My energy is restored. As I walk down to the ocean, I feel a strange sense of peace wash over me. In the mornings...

I give up.

Have you ever felt like hardships are overtaking your life?  Have you felt surrounded by the Enemy on all sides?  Have you felt you are left standing alone, defenseless, with no weapons to fight...

everything is awesome.

I’m starting a 21-day challenge today (August 9-August 29). It’s a 2-step challenge. It goes a little something like this: Step 1: First thing in the morning, walk to the ocean and back. Step...

an ode to Bose headphones.

because it’s 5:00 on Friday… an ode to Bose headphones Dear Bose headphones,   Thank you for allowing me to keep my sanity.   Thank you for helping me to avoid sinning.  If it weren’t for...

who am I?

You are God; I am your child. You are love; I am loved. You are mighty; I am cared for. You are all powerful; I am protected. You are sovereign; I am in your...

crying “mercy”

Mercy. It’s the universal word for “enough,” “stop,” “cease.” I used to call it out when my dad and I would wrestle and he would tickle me so hard I couldn’t breathe. Lately I’ve been calling...

walk on the water

Have you ever felt like you were stuck in a sailboat – with no wind. Only waves. Or only stillness. And only you? I’ve felt like that with my career lately. Pursuing an acting...

restoration for Monday

Do you ever have a Sunday night with darkness and clouds that roll in? The end of a long day and an even longer week? Does it ever feel like you have poured yourself out...