I met my younger self today… Oh, I had forgotten what glorious ambitions I had entertained in the freshness of my youth! How I laughed into the wind as I chased my sister through the lush gardens of our estate, enamored with wild dreams. One day, I would make my family proud. One day, I […]Read more "Flash Friday – “Withered Youth”"
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 _______________________________ The dreams I dream for you Are deeper than the ones you’re clinging to More precious than the finest things you […]Read more "Wordless Wednesday – Dream Car"
In one of the hardest and sweetest moments of my life, I realized that my dreams weren’t going to come true after all. I was currently teaching music for the public school system, but knew I wouldn’t be there long. You see, I had it all figured out: I’d obtain my doctorate and land my […]Read more "Why I Dropped My Ph.D. for Seminary (And How I Got Over It)"
Heading into young adulthood, I had one goal in life: to grow up and become an astronaut. There is just something so mysterious, so exotic, and so inviting about space travel. Doesn’t every child dream of leaving earth’s orbit at some point? I didn’t just read books about NASA – I devoured them. My […]Read more "H: Head in the Clouds (My Childhood NASA Dream)"
Every time my two-year old son hears a train, he gets really excited. He rushes to the window and shouts, “Car! Car!” (which is the closes he can get to “Choo, Choo” at the moment). His antics make me smile, but I have to admit – I myself have always found there to be something […]Read more "Why Do Trains Run Off with Our Imagination?"