Older Brother.

Older Brother.

I spend a lot of time thinking about what I deserve and what other people don’t deserve. I deserve money – I work hard. I deserve recognition – I do great things. I deserve affirmation – people should see what I do. So much of what I feel I deserve comes from what I do. […]

Clickbait.

Clickbait.

I’m tired. I’m tired of thumbing through Instagram and Facebook and wanting everyone else’s lives. I’m tired of seeing clickbait ads about “making money,” “getting out of debt,” and “this one simple trick got rid of belly fat for good!” and being tempted to take the bait. I’m tired of thinking of all the ways […]

In the Wake (Mark 1:15)

In the Wake (Mark 1:15)

  I found this in my drafts folder. I wrote it over two years ago but never finished it. Sad – it is still accurate, today. I decided to finish it and publish.  The story begins the same way. Violence, confusion, anxiety and anger. Then speculation follows. Words like “terrorism,” “ISIS,” “gun-violence,” “radicalized,” and “hate,” […]