Lately, as part of things I am going to unfold about myself, faith is going to be one of them because it infuses and informs everything I do. Today, I'm going to talk about one of my favorite things in church: praise breaks. Imagine being so filled with joy that you are overwhelmed by it. Just … Continue reading Faith and I: Praise Breaks
I've been on vacation for four days (it's April 24th) and have yet to spend an entire one where I haven't checked on the team for fear the world may have stopped turning. However, the hours between checks has gotten longer. I felt more disconnected today and that was good. I stepped into the Mediterranean … Continue reading Tuning Out, Turning Off
Terror for me, in its purest form, is providing unfiltered information about myself to comment on. In an age of people being able to easily offered unsolicited advice - often without context - I've developed a steady habit of writing my thoughts in ways that can't be read; to maintain my joy in a secret … Continue reading Surges
before you try to make oppression or misogyny or racism or so many other things an academic pursuit, please let these two words be your mantra: just don't.
Some days at work are really frustrating and while I've written about that, one thing I haven't necessarily talked about is what happens as I process things, so I'm going to have that moment. When I am frustrated, I usually just want quiet to allow my thoughts to process and get lost in the flow … Continue reading The Turn
As a matter of temperament, I don't smile often in normal situations. I'm always kind, pleasant, and such, but if you were to judge how happy I was from my instagram, you'd send me to jail to prevent problems. However, it's not that I'm unhappy; most days, I'm fine. However, it takes a lot to … Continue reading Joyous Melancholy
This week has been an interesting one in terms of things coming back home to find me. In one case, it was questions about streaming and helping me grow in that respect. In another, some of the guys at work asked me to guide them through their first D&D campaign. If you do the work … Continue reading A Seed, A Flower